Originally Posted by Apex Rattlesnake
Why the fuck not?
We've seen some right old shit over the years that have fucked over the WHC.
Swagger is a LONG way from being a legit main eventer. As I said, it wouldn't be the worst thing in the world for him to get a run like that with the B belt, but that's it. And he will get that one day. Swagger got lucky, the ONLY reason he became champion is because of the MITB PPV. When they got that idea, they changed the WrestleMania MITB plans and said let's just put it on a jobber and get the reign over with without investing anything in him. If they kept MITB at WrestleMania exclusively, it would've been The Miz, Swagger would've never gotten the title and we'd all be better off for it.
As far as Jeff Hardy goes, WWE had no choice. That one is on the fans. When someone is that over, you can only hold off for so long. As sad as it is, Jeff is a walking cash register. Even in TNA where nobody watches, he gets them an extra 3000 buys when he's defending the title. I don't understand why but that's how it goes.
As far as Sheamus goes, there's a million reasons. He's big, he's got a look no one else has and most of all, he's DA GAME'S workout partner. Cody is averaged size, generic as hell and he has no political edge apart from being Dusty's son, which doesn't count for much in and of itself.
You're right, considering who they've pushed, there's no reason he couldn't have held the world title by now, as with a whole lot of guys, but it's almost never about talent, it's about politics, timing and a whole lot of luck.