One step above asinine:
1. extremely or utterly foolish.
2. of, relating to, or resembling an ass.
That wasn't asinine, it was asiTEN!
An fast internet browser which only renders standards compliant code. Since a large portion of websites rely on non-standard code, Opera is out of touch with the real world.
In a perfect world Opera would be the browser of choice. Until then, many developers will sadly find it easier to block opera browsers.