your comment is just ridiculous. this site is about deals, not necessarily cheap. there is a difference. if a product goes for 3000 all day, and there is a slickdeal for 1600...that is a deal. is it cheap? nope, but it's a great deal if you want that specific product.
He just said he's surprised by the demand, not that this is a bad deal. I'm not surprised myself; $1000 - $1500 is the prime target price range for the average middle-aged male buying a TV. Lower than that and they feel they are skimping on one of the most beloved articles in their possession.