His real argument is that there is a dynamic typing vs static typing divide.
Didn't we know that already?
I would like to believe that the political bit was just a well timed hook to get people to read his blog. He understands that the right incendiary rant will bring readers. If it is sincere, though, it shows a disturbing level of crankiness.
It is not enough. Luck has a lot to do with it. It is so upsetting to believe the role that luck has we come up with these fairy tales that if you just work yourself into an early health problems you will be rewarded with riches. But let's remember the basics, you can work this hard, yet most start up fail.
It sounds like you are describing burnout. Normally being easily irritated by expected behavior means that one is tired,
Beginners are going to ask the same questions. Some of them will ask for help rather than read the documentation because they learn better through social interactions than through reading. Some will propose ideas that seem good to them but the community has already found them flawed.
When one reaches the point of being easily irritated by known normal behavior, it is time to get out of there to prevent negative behavior. Take some time off from the mailing list. It sounds like you have at least spent 5 years. It could be longer. Take a break. Rest. Ask others in the community to help out beginners.
I think it is the other way around. Talent can take you only so far. After that you got to put in a lot of hard work. Ask teachers around, and most of them can tell you of many bright kids with big potential who never did anything with it.