I wish I could say the turn of events shocked me, but it all just seems so predictable.
Does these kind of words work with people older than 20? I once had a CTO that also started with these shitty things on the first meeting and he was fired less than 3 months later, as people sabotaged him and his work. Almost nobody gets excited when someone tells you that your professional life is going to change drastically, come on!!
When behaviors are entrenched, you have to be diplomatic, smart and cautious..