I'm sure you can find out elsewhere that the 7+43mm is fantastic (it's a combination I would dearly love to own yet sadly I must pay for my own food...). However, and I quote, "Ken Rockwell is a goober".

The man himself says that his reviews are effectively for entertainment purposes only and should not be taken seriously. Considering that his business model is ad revenue, everything he writes is with the aim of stirring controversy and getting people to link to him.