The problem with your first paragraph is that unfortunately he's usually right.
Wait. I got it. You've been on the receiving end when your BS got called. That explains a lot
I doubt it. I don't intentionally BS, and don't have a huge problem with being human and erring.
That said, in general I don't speak up unless I am sure of myself.
I'm usually right too. Being a pompous know-it-all ass? I really am too