Even I donīt like they way google is going since first panda and it is obvious that they haunting for every single buck that they could squeeze out of the serps/webmasters, i think that Matt Cutts is not the man who decides which way to go. Thats CEO matter and he employed and has to do what his job is. From old post/videos you can see that he is changing his mind in order to get firm with googles strategy. What else could he do? In his position I wouldnīt do anything other then he does. Thats politics. I think that his spam team/quality team and googles efforts to earn 100 billion bucks till 2016 does not go together anymore. To blame is the CEOs.