They seem to forget:
When Teemo's ratios and movespeed were nearly double what they are now and his shrooms lasted 10 minutes.
League of Tanks.
Kassawin 95% pick or ban.
Ashe and Annie's original models **barf**.
Any point and time Shyvana, Udyr or Yi were allowed to abuse on hit items.
As well as HUNDREDS of other abominations, flaws, imbalanced designs and other BS.
This time isn't particularly bad, it has it's flaws, but it is far from the worst.