for Adams comments.
He could express himself a little more diplomatic sometimes though, not to be nice, but to make the discussion more constructive. Some people on the forum have adapted a critical attitude towards what he says, because a few month ago Adam was not very diplomatic at all and continuously brought up the same critique over and over again to a point where it was not constructive anymore (regarding AGS etc.).
Giving those critical forum members no reason to think he would just want to spread FUD would make the discussions a lot more constructive and less emotional.
Another reason to be overly nice and diplomatic in general is that on a forum you can't see the other one's face and cant guess the other one's intentions easily when he/she is saying something.
I think as soon as people see the constructive (~forward thinking/helping) character of Adams/someone's comments, the critique can be plentiful.
Criticizing is the best you can do to somebody if it is not implying the person or the work of a person is incompetent per se. Something like "I3's marketing is horrible" , "I3's corporate management strategy has been bad" or "Decision X in the past was bad". If this is all to the critique there is it is totally useless and just FUD.