A new generation gets announced. Not soon after (or immediately, as of Pokémon Direct) we get the first pictures of the new starter Pokémon. You might get some footage too.
And then you get the knee-jerk reactions.
"The starter designs are horrible"
Sometimes I have to wonder what spurs this reaction. We've gone through this four times already (five if some people didn't like the Johto starters).
What do you really expect? What do you construe...