This shows how hypocritical and entrenched they are. Because this catastrophic series of events came from a mining faction who supported big blocks they cannot swallow that these are malicious actors in the space.
This type of behavior has been thoroughly documented in academia. People are much less likely to side against someone who is in their trusted social group. The burden of proof becomes inordinately high to change minds, and they usually only change when trusted individuals within their peer group start to switch sides.
We are seeing blatant Cognitive Dissonance being thrown around like cheap perfume.