I still like Python. But it seems much more sterile in
comparison. Python has successfully managed to
avoid the problems of having to deal with older,
obsolete language features. But sometimes I think
it's too elegant. It's too easy to bash out code in
Python. Sometimes I think a programming language
needs a few built-in speed bumps to slow you down,
and encourage you to think about what you're doing.
And certainly PHP has those speed bumps!