Great post Skipster.
If everything Dr. McCarty says is true -- and I don't doubt a word of it -- then it seems Tom Vlach has been put in a precarious position. It's not his fault.
If the pizza shop gets real busy and -- all of the sudden -- the pizza going out the door isn't as good as it once was because it's being made too quickly and has lost its quality, then the pizza shop needs to slow down. Dumb analogy, I know, but it makes sense!