Originally Posted by Kinky John Fowler
Helping Shawn would be keeping the group safe, attacking the guy pointing a gun a Lee would be keeping the group safe, not shouting "are you Friendlies" at a bunch of zombies 100 ft away would be keeping the group safe etc etc. The man is a total coward and an idiot.
How is risking your life to save a singular person ever a decision to keep the "group" safe?
Besides, he acts no more stupidly in Macon than Lee does in Clementine's yard, screaming to the whole neighborhood full of Walkers. Not to mention the fact that it was Kenny's big mouth that probably got them noticed by the group in the Drug Store.