Make capital of/out of something - Idioms by The Free Dictionary
make capital of/out of something
make capital out of (something)
To use something to one's advantage or profit. Prosecutors are making capital out of the defendant's conflicting stories.
make ˈcapital of/out of something use a situation or an event in a way which benefits yourself; exploit something: The media made great capital out of his careless remarks in the interview.