Right. Absolutely. But what this does is completely blur the lines between legitimate news gathering, and high-school student collage. Joe Viewer doesn't know that it was cobbled together by a 14-year old with unidentified motivations and intentions.
As the dataset gets more populated with more content snippets, I can see it encouraging easy (wrong) arguments - eugenics, intelligent design, etc.
Hard stuff is hard for a reason. It may be counterintuitive, or require more than a rudimentary understanding of weather patterns, or logarithmic scales, or p-values.
This tool - like Twitter - can only lower the level of conversation to the least common denominator because the source material is easy snippets, not deep think-pieces that delve into the interesting bits of complex topics.
That's my "disconcerting" thought.