"Ah, the age-old conundrum. Defenders of a game are too blind to see it's broken, and critics are too idiotic to see that it isn't." - Brian McCormick
So what did Bill play instead of the Hatred combo; Hymn to Tourach (decklist) or Sinkholes (text under decklists)? I assume this is the mix up since they have similar cc.
The next question is whether you can infect a planeswalker.
Infect (This creature deals damage to creatures in the form of -1/-1 counters and to players in the form of poison counters.)