By that same token, the 23 consecutive semis should stand tall too. It's Djokovic and Nadal that make the post-Fed era so "tough", and he wouldn't play them till the semis anyway, so whatever era he's in, getting to the semis would be about equally as difficult.
Djokovic played in the exact same 2003-2007 era and guess what got 0 slams as well as a losing h2h vs weak era mugs roddick, safin, gonzalez, federer, nadal DJOKOVIC TOO WEAK FOR THE WEAK ERA while Nadal same age and also fed were racking up monster slams, masters, wtf, weeks at no 1 and no 2, djoker was too weak for even the weak era!!
He has only manged to have succesful seasons when either one of fed or nadal is missing/injured/suregery or poor form djokovic has a great season and then goes walkabouts losing to Istomin etc them waits for a dip in fedal to strike again ... wait for it hes gonna dip and strike again when fed and ned retire