Kaplan is smart.  Likely he is just trying to pull as much out as possible to mitigate his bad investment in Sunshine, compounded by bad management of the resource since his purchase.  Just my opinion; no facts to substantiate but probably likely.

Background article below:

http://www.msnbc.msn.com/id/38883209/ns/business-us_business/t/meet-golds-evangelist/#.UQcdub_hrIs

 

Regards,

DrBill