Therin of Andor wrote:
Making offers and deals with genocidal madmen is not pragmatism, it's stupid.
"I... have had... enough... of yoooooouuuu!"
Yeah, and prime Kirk gave Kruge a chance. He offered to give him his hand. Kruge spat it back in his face.
So Nu Kirk's actions, despite being in an alternate timeline with a different life, are consistent