I know, the 2nd part was. But still, the fact that Merle betrayed him majorly just before this made it seem like the governor was reasonable. they need to work on making the governor seem more like he is in the comics, more evil, less excuses.
poor guy lost his penny, poor guy keeps zombieheads to toughen against reality, yadayada. No, stop all this BS and show us the true comic governor