“This is a Gates search, even though the board is very involved,” said one source with knowledge of the situation. “But nothing is going to happen without him, especially since he will be much more involved in the company going forward.
Must be read as:
Soooo, the guy who picked the other guy is the guy to please in the search for a new guy to replace the other guy who was unable to lead the company successfully.
The Almighty Macalope. Pure genius, as usual.