"Attention All USA Citizoids:
The New American Century's NeoDeal, with its distinctively American feature of Circular Rollover Financed Re-Corporatization of Americxa's NeoGummnint Über Alles at exactly Everyone Else's Out-Of-Pocket Expense, shall continue apace and unabated albeit Sub Rosa until full Ownership Class morale is entirely restored. Return to your daily task of rolling your own Sub-Securitized Treasury Derivatives Portfolio over onto your OWN neighbor NOW!"
I watched in horror as the Bastard Sons of Casino LePonzi gorged themselves on the rendered fat of all the land until all the fat of it was all gone. Then gorged they themselves again on each other. Then came unto me the voice of an Angel like unto Thomas Jefferson's Talking Jackdaw, and saith the Big Black Bird, blacker than any tar-barrel, many things seldom uttered unto the Sons of Man...
I think that guy's in for a dose of his own formeer employer's harshest medicine - the obstinate denial of the need for a given patch for months on end has been a staple of El Reg fare here before. (Vista...)
OTOH, he might have some clout when it comes to making sure that certain patches are indeed in the pipeline... Then again, with the Power to Reveal and Conceal (ESPECIALLY that latter!) at his sole command, will he even NEED to do the Right Thing? Or might he just merely instead learn how+why it is that the floor around the Homeland Security rug is so well-swept?
Or (Bob hasten the day!) at last throw up the hands and embrace Slackware instead? (Well, OK, then Linspire Enterprise Edition; there's a mandatory license fee there too hey what!) Either distro'd be an improvement in certain respects, methinks. Ah, and the RETRAINING activity at a PROFIT... This guy could bring on a New Age of IT Prosperity, hm? (But I think he will not.)
State Corporatism and her Musical Button-Down Bedmates. Send in the clowns? (Don't bother; you know why...)