I'm not sure I should reply to that, or how I should reply if I do. Am.
I've not followed the history of the argument, but I do not believe HS is capable of lying, as you put it (except ironically, or in jest) so I must reluctantly disagree.
I think we can disagree without rancour. I hope we can.
I hope all right-thinking people (you know who you are) come on this forum for pleasure, principally. Long may it be so.