I don't know why, but I got the distinct feeling that Blaine Christine either hated the Cartel Packs or thought they were going to drive players away. I'm no body language expert, but to me his facial expression screamed: "I don't like this."
Of course, I could be 100% wrong and he could thing the idea was positively brilliant.
Thats what I was thinking too. Seemed like he felt a little douchey having to tell us about this.