It's an absurd version of the modus operandi.
There is a foolish corner in the brain of the wisest man.
I once asked him something at a question-and-answer session in London. He yelled back, angrily, 'You must be an English professor.' He couldn't even see me. He'd discerned it from the question.
The man who achieves makes many mistakes, but he never makes the biggest mistake of all - doing nothing