> [This also serves to illustrate why wikipedia has issues as an authority
> control system.]
I went ahead and strongarmed the templates away. Feel free to add your thoughts on the talk page. :)
Wikimedians are very cool in person, and there's acknowledgement inside of the community that there are several bad actors that end up making for lots of bad experiences. So any time you run into this, revert the changes, add more sources if possible, and add to the talk page so that editors that aren't in the know should be able to read the whys of things.