Makes no difference that his vision took SD from $60 to $6. He IS the man.
His VISION missed the coming NG glut--even though many experts were calling for it--and he plowed breakneck speed ahead.
Now his VISION took us into oil and lots more debt in a time of economic calamities around the world. Will it work? Who knows. But there is little room for errors as in lower oil prices, stronger dollar, less demand at the same time domestic production is increase by leaps and bounds, etc.
Tom Ward may be a lot of things and one can love him or hate him. But there is one thing that Tom Ward is not. And that is a visionary.