In all seriousness, to look at examples of how bi-polar and delusional some of the AAC fans are, look at the topic when it was announced the C7 were splitting from the conference and getting the name, a better TV deal AND MSG. Some of their most well-known posters were in full freak out mode, questioning Aresco, their Presidents, their ADs, all wanting to jump off the sinking Titanic. There was serious fighting and trolling among themselves.
Now, look at today. All of them are preaching and praising Louisville and UCONN for saving the conference and promoting #AmericanRising. Fact of the matter is this: 7 current AAC schools (UCF, USF, Louisville, Cincinnati, Houston, SMU, Memphis) and 3 future AAC schools (East Carolina, Tulane and Tulsa) were members of Conference USA. The American Athletic Conference is the same conference as C-USA - same colors, same branding, same schools. You can't put lip stick on a pig.
The AAC will CONTINUE to be the launching pad conference for the P5. Realignment appears to have settled for the immediate future, but once the balloon expands again, UCONN and Cincinnati will be the first go (whether it's the BIG, or ACC). Maybe the BIG XII wants SMU and Houston, or they go into Florida for UCF and USF. Who wants to be in such an unstable conference?
The Big East (with like-minded schools with an emphasis on basketball) is secure for the first time in HISTORY. No one will be poaching any of our teams. We are as secure as the PAC-12, BIG, and the SEC. Could we add on? Possibly. But no one is snatching any of us.
WE, not the AAC, are in the best financial, competitive and market situation possible. Let them celebrate the success of two of their schools (one of whom is leaving for the ACC in a matter of weeks).