I never think of myself as a simple mark, but sometimes I am reminded that my perception is not reality. If you had asked me my opinion of Rick Steiner's intelligence, I (not knowing any FACTS about him) would have ranked him just below a lump of gravy.
Now I feel really stupid. I doubt he cares what I think, but I have to apologize for that gross misjudgement.-- Sorry, Rick.
"The truth is often a terrible weapon of aggression. It is possible to lie, and even to murder with the truth." ALFRED ADLER
As with any investment, the risk would be greater but so would the possible rewards. JR was also instrumental in the reclamation of Eddie Guerrerro, IIRC, so let's judge him on his whole portfolio and not his failures alone.