Because the White House has decided (for some unknown reason) to keep this information secret.
We started asking the White House two years ago about who got the part. A campaign bundler a few hundred thousand dollars shy of an ambassador post? A Healthcare.gov technician? Joe Biden?
Republican National Committee spokesman Sean Spicer, who donned the suit for two years during the George W. Bush administration, had another idea.
“All I know is that Hillary Clinton’s team has been looking for ways to reinvent her image,” he offered.
The first year our inquiries were ignored. Then last year, a White House official told us the bunny identity was under seal — though said it was an “eggcellent question.”
We tried again Monday afternoon to no avail. But we did get another pun:
“I wish I could confirm this for you,” a White House official told us in an e-mail, “but I simply carrot.”