Agressive and short-sighted
Wow, clearly the writer has some anger management issues "its only an operating system".
The main problem you are talking about is how intuitive the interface is and how well the operating system manages the computer for you.
If you take the argument that people want it to look like Windows then you just have to look at the failure of the distributions that try to mimic windows, they plus wine have a small market.
The only good thing about the E is the title. That was well worth Microsoft paying those millions for. Ask an internet virgin to connect to the internet and when they see "Internet Explorer" vs "Firefox Web browser" which are they going to pick?