This video does a good job of describing lots of the problems I have with it.
I know he's exaggerating and he could take some time to learn some more about how to use Win8 but his points are valid. This doesn't make people think highly of MS's new direction and it annoys people who sell computers because they can't recommend it to anyone. I've seen it myself. The salespeople are completely unenthusiastic about selling a laptop to a regular person because Win8 is quite a bit clumsier to use with a trackpad than Win7.