With no context, I said
Take a breath
I'm saying with or without context it means nothing.
Now if that screenshot from earlier that is essentially calling people that don't come cowards, that changes things a good bit.
Not really, he's either a tone deaf jerk, or a tone deaf super jerk.
I mean that's basically the difference between the two e-mails. One is aggressive and the other is passive aggressive, I mean come on "You make your own choice" is what parents say to children when they want to guilt them into "making the right decision" aka doing what the parents want. Or what a teacher says to a student who is asking for permission to miss class due to illness in order to guilt trip said student to coming to class. It's straight up passive-aggressive condescending speech.