If you're egging someone on, knowing it makes them violent...then you lose the right to say "oh, does it make you feel like a big man to hit an 18-year-old kid?" - particularly when said kid has successfully attacked and fought people who were not in his weight class or age group.
(also, if civilization falls & Americans are reduced to roving bands and militias, I don't think anyone will consider an 18-year-old a kid)
Other than that, the series doesn't really raise my ire - then again, I may miss scenes thanks to avoiding the kid.
rambling over. or gripe over.