No one was fired because they bought Microsoft
And just to be clear, I don't agree with this sentiment, but it is a very real one.
Times have changed
Our applications are getting worse
They run so slow and won't behave
The code is ugly and perverse!
I tell you, that application is deprave!
Should we blame the PM?
Or blame the developers?
Or should we blame the process?
No! blame Microsoft
Everyone: Blame Microsoft
Blamability is an important concept, the facts doesn't really matter, but the ability to blame someone else, preferably something as ambiguous as Microsoft, is a good way to have an out.