Uninsightful was the key word (if it is actually a word) that made his own statement specific and not so much broad and sweeping. Presumably, an insightful but still broad and sweeping statement wouldn't have undermined the point.
Column After just a couple years of practice, Google can claim to produce the best computer-generated language translations in the world - in languages their boffin creators don't even understand.
Never call a man a fool. Borrow from him.