This is why you don't speak publicly about a court case you're involved with. Now every single word Sam wrote will be put under the microscope and whether or not he "meant" something won't matter. All that will matter is what the jury believes he meant by it.
The reason general counsels make much less than CEOs is that it's a heck of a lot easier to always point out the risks than to weigh them against the rewards.
It's another thing to rush something through before your lawyer has a chance to provide counsel--which is essentially what Sam Altman claims he did, in his post.
CEOs make more than GCs, but they employ GCs for a reason.