He had plenty of opportunities to do the right thing and he refused to take them. Lots of people are flawed, but most people who express their flaws don't do so by fucking with the stable running of the world's largest leftist imageboard community.
You can't even take it as him acting in good faith, following the desires of the Bunkerchan userbase because the stragglers were dead-set against a merger and he was still happy to sell them out if it meant he could have a mod position. It is one thing to fuck things up out of principle, it is quite another to fuck them up without any justification.
It's not like people are having pizzas delivered to his house or punching him on the nose when they pass him in the street. He hasn't even technically been stripped of his website, just the TLD. If these are the depths of "endless sadism" on the left then we really are a gang of humanists at heart.