The bashers are not out of nowhere. The people promoting this stock have been spamming stock boards all over. Some people thought that unseemly. A little retaliation seemed in order. BONZ is on the basher list.
I suppose there may be a connection to Cao and China since China's demand for gold is sustainable for quite some time into the future. That is why you won't see gold prices drop even if the US economy improves. The Chinese middle class is growing providing the demand.