Former WWE creative writer Seth Mates, who WWE Champion CM Punk follows on Twitter, weighed in on the perception that Triple H uses political maneuvering to "bury" top-level talentódegrading a wrestler's standing to fans and peers. He was asked on Twitter, "Why does Triple H always bury the guy whose on fire?"

"Positioning," Mates responded. "And not always, just the vast majority of the time."

He added further, "If ratings dip, guess whhho's back next week to save the day? Loves to be the 'savior'. #positioning."

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