Great read. I totally agree with everything. It's like taking all of the most self-righteous players and putting them in a room together. Then calling it an event.
I agree. It's as if the higher ups in the league get bored from time to time and say to each other, "Hey, wanna change a rule today?" Then they go with whatever they come up with. This rule change does absolutely zero for the game.
That would be something special. He's a young guy. At the age he's at, he could retire and have plenty to say about what he has done.