Can confirm, there are a whole lot of varied opinions about Luke's opinion. Some for, some against, some agree in a general sense but not in this instance, etc.
Which makes me happy, because I think there are a lot of valid opinions to be had here, and a lack of easy answers.
Heroes and Villains
Luke specifying that he was looking for villains AND allies didn't really flow well earlier, but I definitely wanted to make that clear. He was also hoping to maybe find people that new more than he did, though the master plan there for a good while was simply "Cheerleadra surely knows stuff, let's find her."