No one is going to change the world in the chat room on a long-forgotten political hack's web site.Yes. They Really Do.
(And that's leaving aside MyBO.)
Honestly, this guy wouldn't bother me so much if he didn't try to speak authoritatively about a medium and a community whose reach and extent he is completely ignorant about. He could be using what he has to start building Canadian netroots, but he's too busy pinching loaves on the concept instead.