Sure, I could read them, but I don't want to and so I don't choose to click where it says "show post".
THAT is the purpose - to keep me from having to read his BS.
The best part is I apparently have retained my power over him in that I can bait him into chasing me around whenever I want, while I never have to respond to any of his ridiculous and often childish posts, since I don't see what he's saying anyway.
I can be entertained by his antics without having to put up with all of his BS.
It's like closing the retractable roof on the arena when it begins to rain - you still know it's raining, but you don't have to put up with it and can even come to enjoy the sound of it on the roof if you'd like.