Re: Blaming the wrong part
"Whether that's due to incompetence or deliberate lies may be an open question, but at this point there's really no excuse for not understanding the challenges involved in getting to low-Earth orbit given that we've been regularly managing it for over 60 years."
Yeah, they must be incompetent. It's hardly rocket science is it? Oh no, wait, it literally is rocket science.
My guess is that you have never built anything in your life, and certainly not anything even moderately difficult.