He’s one of the most thoughtful popular science writers out there IMHO. The evos hate him because he demonstrates that creation science is far superior to purposeless evolution in a way the average person can understand.
That you still hold that opinion after the number of times Brian has been shown to be ignorant, deceitful, and/or just plain wrong speaks volumes about your standards for science writing. I for one don't hate him, I admire his ability as a propagandist and envy him his job. Maybe I'm just not average enough to fully appreciate him--maybe I just need to know less.