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Discussion on: Is CSS objectively bad?

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I feel like our discussion has drifted a bit too much into discussing definitions.

Set aside by what definition CSS is a PL or isn't I want to get back to strengthen my argument that CSS is a bad language in a different way.
Rather than looking at the language in isolation I want to look at how it's used and what that tells use about flaws in its design.
In recent years CSS in JavaScript has gained lots of traction despite its obvious drawbacks.
I think the fact that many people choose to rather write CSS generators than CSS is a strong indication that the language is not expressive enough.