[If he's learned anything during his time at the BAU, it's that people make bad choices. Sometimes good people make bad choices, and sometimes those choices look perfectly reasonable. Things happen. Things change. And despite what he said to Komui way back when, he does trust Kitty's judgment. She may be reckless and sometimes her emotions gets the better of her... but who hasn't been in that situation? Who hasn't made bad choices or experienced a lapse in judgment?
Well, I appreciate it either way. Even if I've manipulated you into it. [Joke.]