Statements from both Yak and Dragoneer elsewhere indicate that their biggest problem with this issue is PR. Their biggest concern is PR. Priorities are all messed up. Responsibility dictates that one resolves the issue first, then worries about PR after.
Maybe that's not the case, but it has the definite appearance that it is. The only information available supports irresponsible behaviour on their part, like usual. Ironically, quick appropriate action would accomplish positive PR.
Their biggest concern is PR? I wouldn't have guessed from how awful it is these days.