It would not surprise me if his definition of learning to play is to pop APA and then sit on the spacebar. If people who have spent months attempting to get viable builds have found that these ships are just too uncompetitive, I would believe them over some one-liner wally.
That tends to be along the lines of the responses, eh? Folks post thread after thread, going into various details - providing examples - offering comparisons, etc, etc, etc.
The typical replies are:
"I fly other stuff. It's fine."
"It's fine. L2P."
To an extent, those replies are kind of amusing...