My article aside, if you read Damore's piece and concluded that it was well researched and persuasive then you either have very low standards or you willfully ignored large chunks of it.
It was a terrible hack job that doesn't stand up to even basic scrutiny. There is a reason why this blew up, and it's because it was bad.
My personal view if that Google should not have fired him though but used it as a teaching opportunity. Google failed in that regard.
The point of this article, as stated very clearly, was to highlight how the topic has brought out the very worst in some people.