What an incomprehensible meth-head... His agruments were about as sound as his ability to express them... It was like reading a discussion between a grown up and a mentally challenged 14 year old.
I'm thinking he just ended up going into full on defensive mode, and when he dug himself in too deep it was just really hard to go "ok.. I went too far, I get where you're coming from and I'm sorry." Everyone's been there at some point.