Well it fu*king shouldn't be. It's a version control system.
Sendmail was an email system. The fact that it took 'wizards' to operate was because it was misdesigned and overcomplicated.
And once again, if you use a decent system like postfix or darcs, you see the insanity of it.
But then you have all these stocklholm syndrome nerds.
Who once they get semi-competent with it see it as a real skill.
And then go play drums on the git bandwagon