Rich figured out what Microsoft is up to by beating up on the MacBook Air instead of the MacBook Pro:
Why does Microsoft take a MacBook Pro competitor and beat up on MacBook Air? Because it can. And because it needs to. Despite all the noise this week about new Surface hardware, Microsoft’s hardware sales trail Apple’s hardware sales by a gazillion dollars a year.
Paraphrasing the words of former Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer, “If you can’t beat ’em, lie about ’em. Nobody pays attention.”