Theres no shame in not being able to beat phaleg nor some manditory thing saying you HAVE to. Regardless of whatever cheese strats exist these fights were made to be difficult to test player skill/challenge the player. I dont really care if you can cheese your way to masquerade whatever that strategy is. That wont take away from the intent of the fight to begin with. you can hate it for being bullshit and avoid it like the plague thats perfectly fine we all enjoy games differently. However pushing these cheese strats on others is wrong because again: wheres the fun in cheesing a fight that was meant to test player skill.
Its not elitism saying not to cheese phaleg.
Is the fight bullshit? Probably more towards the casual crowd who might have issues dodging and learning patterns yes, its perfectly understandable. That being said its possible to beat phaleg in under a minute with the gear we currently have so its certainly not impossible if your persistent and give it the old college try.
Phaleg is a fun fight for those truly interested in a challenge.
Just dont push cheese strats on players and then call your opposition elitists , Its disgusting and im not impressed one bit.