Never tell me the odds, give me an hour and a lot of paper and I'll figure them out.
Just because you're the bad guy doesn't mean the other person is a hero.
We need to care less about the personal aggrandizement of a few select individuals, and more about the collective success of the WordPress project.
Blocking ads and reducing traffic on your home-network can totally be done with $30 and an hour.
Including HTML content from WordPress when it's not your post content but your theme settings can be done! It's just a mess.