The new homepage isn't that bad, you're all overreacting. What's the point of even trying to do these petitions if it's been proven time and time again that doing so is the equivalent of talking to a brick wall?
If you people act like every update is the end to YT, just simply quit and find another site. Hell, I stopped caring about what YT does after the 2.0 fiasco (not that 2.0 was OMG CANCER! I only ever complained about lack of transparency until they added it).