You're Absolutely Correct,
Just to be clear:
First, I agree with you completely. Swartz is "truly mad, manipulative, and unworthy."
Second, James is, and always has been, "misguided and desperate."
That he is with you, as he tried to with Heather, "resorting to blackmail," is no surprise. The shock would be if he responded (at any
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