But even a high-rent, low-quality nimrod like him can come up with a statement so ridiculous, so inane, so stupid that you can't not acknowledge the moronic glory of it. From his article on TechNewsWorld, (who now have to change their tag line to "All Stupid, All The Time"):
A Belated Thank-You to the OSS LeadershipTwo reactions...
This got to the point where I became concerned that someone could get hurt, or worse, killed. Some sites were actively fanning the hate for a variety of reasons including financial (page hits).
A number of the top Linux leaders stepped up, and without admitting guilt, asked that people tone it down and the DoS attacks almost ceased overnight, as did the threats of physical violence. I never thanked them for that and want to take this moment to thank Bruce, Richard and Linus for stepping up and possibly saving a life (likely my own).
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Of all the egotistical drama-queening I've ever seen, (I have a LiveJournal, I know drama!), this wins. Totally. Rob Enderle is so wrapped up in the myth of his own greatness, his own Ozymandian-like ego is so in control of his worldview, that he thought, due to his long antipathy towards Linux, and his nigh-fellation of any company that was anti-open source, that the dark powers of open source were dispatching assassination squads composed of FSF-bred ninjas, and only the last - minute intercession Stallman, Perens, and Torvalds kept his head from a pike outside of Red Hat's corporate HQ.
Can't...stop...laughing...okay, there, better.
How fucking full of both yourself and shit do you have to be to think that somehow, you're going to get a cap busted in yo' ass because you pissed off Linux geeks? I bet he had the whole scene playing out in his head too. He'd be standing there, the force of good and righteousness, defending the people of Corporate Town from the marauding Linux Assassination Ninjas, like Leonidas at the hot gates. Dude, Kennedy wasn't that important, much less you. Hell, that weird homeless dude at the bus plaza yelling deranged, unintelligible platitudes to Jesus is more important that Enderle in the grand scheme of things.
You know, I can honestly say that after this, there is nothing I will hear about Rob Enderle that will seem unbelievable. If he got busted molesting a three - legged goat with a pixie stick while singing "Melancholy Baby", I wouldn't even raise an eyebrow. But what I really need is a new collective noun that properly describes and contains the vast, nigh-infinite range of...whatever the hell lives in Enderle's skull.