... plus you have access the widest range of libraries.
Good point... if only there was some way to access C libraries from C++!
Don't listen people saying "ommg in C you have to do yourself your memory management", really it's only 2 functions (malloc & free), nothing to worry about...
I know, right?! I mean, it's like a gun... they only have one button... no way that could cause trouble if you don't know what you're doing!