I know he doesn't feel all that secure in the ground beneath his feet these days. I get it. But none of it is my fault.
Also, for reasons I don't feel like spelling out right now,* I'm not necessarily at my most pert and enthusiastic myself these days. It's going to take a lot of maturity and patience on my part to continue to pull the cart in double harness with this unhappy boss of mine.
*But if you've been reading, you know! And probably don't feel like reading about it again.