He's a curmudgeon who is beholden to CM according to a previous post here.Poor Bob is taking an awful beating. He is doing his best impression of the Black Knight from the Holy Grail right now. ("tis only a flesh wound--come back here") Each post is weaker, to the point where one of the most recent ones is a Youtube of a cat fight.
Bob says its due to people disgruntled by the economy. So there you go.