I agree with your appraisal except for one thing which is true of every interviewer/reporter out there. Everybody is a great prospect! I mentioned that to him one day in a NOLA chat and he said something like that he likes to accentuate the positive and people can judge the holes in their games for themselves. I said that I understand and then said, I have a sneaky suspicion it has something to do with "you might have to interview that guy in the future and the last thing you want to have happen is to guy to start talking about your review of him. I guess I can't blame you for that...I would probably do the same thing under the circumstances."