...Honestly I don't see how they could be THAT out of touch, they have to know that D700 successor would solve the missing MP and video issues and that they can't just sit around and give us some minor little increment.
Canon has a history of not producing cameras that will 'eat their lunch'. they let others do that because, so far and until recently, others have only been nibbling.
Which makes it a company culture almost.
...Hopefully there really is not some deeper reason behind the President of Canon just having resigned...
Canon is not a camera company. don't anyone forget. they are a flipping huge conglomerate with many markets to satisfy and a whole lot of internal politics as well.