I don't think your trying to pick a fight at all! Call me out anytime if it looks like I'm steering people wrong. Issues like race, personal politics, gay marriage are complex ones, it's hard to find few line snippits to show people his messed up views. Hopefully people can dig a bit and decide for themselves. I went to a speech of his at Harvard, it was a horrible moment where someone I'd idolized turned out to be awful. Since I can't copy paste that, I just grabbed some quotes to warn people.
I understand too you don't have to be a good person to write good books. While I think several of his books are worth reading, I'm in the US and we vote with our money. He can't have mine.