No, the FACT is that he's already made up his mind that he's going to do it, he just wants us to approve.
You're an adult, buddy, and I hope you stay safe. If you DO crash while watching Beyonce bump and grind in some music video, I hope you don't bring the law down on the rest of us who strive to keep our hobby safe.
Just like that one dumbass pilot who took his passenger fumbling into the D.C. ADIZ. He's a real stud, in the sense that he's screwed the half a million US pilots in the *** because we'll probably have to pony up thousands to equip all our planes with Mode S to prevent this from happening again. It's just a matter of time before a bill shows up on the floor to this effect.