It's about the same as normal sites. Read here:
Questions that are extremely off topic, or of very low quality, may be removed at the discretion of the community and moderators.
In my opinion, questions like this should be manually deleted as quickly as possible. Roomba can take a long time to delete many questions.
Blatantly off-topic questions (which we get a ton of) should be removed, along with duplicates that aren't useful in pointing to the question it's a duplicate of and extremely low quality questions that can't be improved. Your example of someone complaining about a post ban would probably fit into the second category as a duplicate of this question. If that question did not exist, I would consider it low quality enough to be deleted anyway.
The only real difference between meta sites and main sites in this matter is what a low quality question is. As you said, a large number of downvotes on meta does not mean a question is low quality. However, there are still plenty of closed, low quality questions on many different meta sites that should be deleted.