Dont really understand how thats a facepalm but ok
What specifically makes them "more freestyle oriented"? The Cartel has been Burton's bread and butter binding for years now and is a solid freestyle binding in its own right.
People get way too caught up in the minor nuances and differences between bindings. Guarantee half the people posting in this thread couldn't tell the difference between the two. Don't get so caught up in the marketing BS, they're just bindings.