It really says something about the show when you find yourself rooting hard for a father to stab his own son in the face. I totally get that the showrunners probably want us to hate Chris, but I hate the characters because they completely blow away the viewer's ability to suspend disbelief. Not because the writing and acting is so good that you hate them for their onscreen persona. i feel like they are trying to recreate the Carol and Carl character arcs from TWD where they were infuriatingly stupid as they figured stuff out.
The BIG difference in TWD is that we also had Rick and Glen and Darryl, who were fun to root for at the same time. In this series everyone is infuriating