Not everything needs a response and not everything needs to be "correct." Sometimes, just accepting things as they are and moving the hell on is the best option. This is also true, maybe even more so, when it comes to personal relationships.
For the most part, I failed at being a corporate employee. There was no overwhelming success for me, no raises in 10 years, and I found myself relegated to a specific identity by many of the middle management viceroys whose heads and hearts are swelled with the bit of power they have been delegated.