While Doug isn't the type who would feel Schadenfreude (glee at others' misfortunes), he certainly could be forgiven for taking some satisfaction in this article:
For the record, it's appropriate that Doug has received this recognition, because frankly he puts most "hardcores" to shame, having made the Sixth Corps march any number of years (along with at least one other pariah who has the "wrong" gender for some hardcores, who couldn't do that march if their lives depended on it). As a hobby, we tend to see Rob Hodge as our poster boy. It's time Doug got some props, too.
And Rob, I know you and I have only met about a half-dozen times, but maybe you'll remember me next time, LOL?
Campaigners treated Doug badly in the past, including when Heath and others took the Burkittsville event away from him in 2001. I would be the first to apologize for that if I'd been part of the takers, though I did not protest the move at the time or even later. Those who were responsible, you know who you are.