I'm no longer bullish on $Steem in the long run.
Well I caution myself that it’s difficult to predict the future. Steem could perhaps be forked and significant changes made by the users.
On that note, I believe that @jerrybanfield is sincere. I think you're wrong to question that.
He may (or may not) be, which I acknowledged for example in this edit I added before you wrote your comment:
EDIT: please note my comment reply to @prameshtyagi for some clarification of my viewpoints.