In fact, when they got dumped they didn't say a thing. Page and Brin aren't idiots, they don't just say these things for the press.
Unless you have some examples where they have bad mouthed the competition needlessly, I would go on the assumption that they are being very sincere.
Dude, are you drunk? I never said that they ever bad mouthed the competition. Although, I do have one example from the Supporters Forum where Google made some sly, negative comments about the new PFI program that Yahoo rolled out.
They fully recognize (unlike you) what Yahoo is doing.
The only one here that seems to be having trouble grasping this concept is you. The PFI is just an option. Sites are still getting in for free.