HHH as the Meta-Champion

Last Sunday, HHH won what was maybe the most important Royal Rumble in history, outlasting 29 other wrestlers to win the WWE World Heavyweight Championship. My initial reaction was, “At least it wasn’t Roman Reigns.” After a few days to think about it, and hearing a lot of people’s very different opinions about it, what do I think about HHH’s win?

Short answer: I don’t like it. But not for the typical “HHH is putting himself over” reasons. No, my distaste goes further, so strap in as we peel away all the layers that are involved. (more…)