But he's sort of overseer of all things Marvel at Fox now- he actually does know what he's talking about, As far Sentinels go- the fear and hatred of mutants is a key difference between our world now and the world of the X-Men. Even in our more tolerant society, we saw what people were willing to do and/or accept in the wake of 9/11. Now, shortly after a lot of those things were regretted or became less popular, but that initial outburst was still there. The X-Men are almost like that in a constant state (especially with Stryker and Magneto fanning the flames). And even when the state of relations isn't so heightened, there's still a deeper bigotry present.