NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- I spent a good chunk of 2011 chiding Research in Motion (RIMM) for its incompetence. During that time, a large number of RIMM bulls became over-the-top angry with me. The harder and faster the stock fell, the more their dislike, bordering on hate in some cases, intensified.I was never able to figure out why they were mad at me. I did not run their favorite company into the ground. It was not my fault that RIM's stock cratered from the triple digits into the teens. I did not repeatedly botch guidance. I did not go on conference calls to reassure analysts and investors that everything was just fine when it was clear everything was not. I did not stubbornly drag my feet to make management changes and then announce one of the most uninspiring moves in corporate history. Heck, I didn't even fail to bring an NHL franchise to Southern Ontario.
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