As you may have guessed by now, not everyone is happy with the current WWE product, unless you're a fan of 'Tater Tots'. Urgh
Nevertheless, many fans have been vocal about their complaints, but no one has been louder than WWE Hall of Famer Mick Foley. This has caused other Hall of Famers to become annoyed.
According to NoDQ, during a Q&A session on the WOOOOO! Nation podcast, Ric Flair stated he was not a fan of how vocal The Hardcore Legend had been of the current WWE programming. He said they have a good relationship, but he also says Foley isn't around enough backstage to truly know what is going on.
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He said: "The problem I have is Foley is not there. Like, to me, Mick has become a Monday morning quarterback. He's only observing what he's watching on TV. Do you know what I mean? And I don't think it's fair to the company to be ostracized or scrutinized by someone that's not there."
"Foley's just saying 'this can happen', but if he is not there on top of it, watching it take place or unfold or come together, whatever the terminology would be, it's just hard for me to understand how you sit back and critique it."
It's important to understand that Foley is standing from a fan point-of-view, rather than someone who thinks he knows better for how WWE should play out their onscreen programming, or that he can make better decisions under the pressure. Foley is only giving a louder voice for what the majority of the WWE Universe is trying to say; that they're unhappy with the current product.
WWE just needs to listen to their fan base and provide the product that is as close as possible to their desires, rather than issuing out superstars to describe another superstar as 'Tater Tots', in the main event of Raw of all places, and then stepping back and wondering why nobody is talking about it in a positive manner.