He's way late, and I wouldn't really call that an "epic smackdown". I've heard that argument since the day of the price increases. Way to make it to the party after everyone's gone home and the janitor's cleaning up, Mick.
Most people's issues weren't so much just the price increase, but the way Netflix handled it, which was stupendously shortsighted. It's one of a recent number of poor marketing and PR decisions that is biting Netflix in the ass.