Apparently, winning every major award in the profession, holding a job at the most prestigious institution, and heading it's major organization is being marginalized. Or something. Gordon Wood has a bad case of the white boy blues.
My own favorite piece of "Please help me, I've lost my mind! Stop me before I write again!" was when he lauded Bailyn for inventing Atlantic history and then later criticized William and Mary Quarterly for having articles about Atlantic History. Good grief.