I don't have an issue with always on as the average person here does.
But even if technically he is correct, the consumer or at least a large part of your vocal consumers hate it and they will bash your system to no end. You cannot have a PS4 that isn't and a 720 that is, the word of mouth will sway people to the PS4. To me that is what this asshat only needs to understand at this point. The technical part isn't the big one.