Very well said buckey and TC. Pretty much what I was trying to say above. Other than his fetish for '5-toolers', I think Bowden is a borderline (dare I say) genius of a GM. But as TC says, the guy has some real people 'issues' that pretty much negate his managerial qualities.
'Scorp, good call about the sphincter. I'm still laughing. I guess every front office needs its own sphincter, I'd just prefer that he wasn't the GM too.