Re: comes from a scholarly background – his dad was a Marxist economist
Word salad and !!! are Bob's mode when one of his involuntary reflexes has been triggered. It doesn't mean he's a bad commentard, just... a bit intellectually unsophisticated.
I'll bet there's a fair helping of pseudo-intellectual word salad in Nadella's tome, though. Won't be reading it, meself; many other priorities rank higher.