Comment: I don't consider it confidence on my part but rather

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I don't consider it confidence on my part but rather

wishful thinking.

It did strike me as odd though how it was breaking down.

So much so that it was the oddity itself of Robert's carefully chosen words that made me think he was using this decision for something else, something bigger.

We shall see...