True, Which makes the Fire Nation stuff all the more glaring.
Plus, it plays on the tired ass trope of "guy does fucked up shit, but he also does [insert current real life hot topic here] and that's what makes him bad." That's the problem people have here I think. Dude already did all sorts of atrocities. Adding "lol he didn't like the fags" is like inserting too much current issue shit.