"Here's the thing okay. Things have changed around here. This is a publically traded company now". - Trips
Batista debuted in the WWE on May 9th 2002.
The WWE's initial public offering was October 19th 1999.
LOL, good homework job. What HHH should have said was "Things have changed around here. Our shows are not as entertaining, and if you are somebody other than John Cena or Randy Orton, you won't matter much anymore."
Road Dogg is the perfect commentator. He's totally likeable, he's funny, he's charismatic, he can talk, and he knows the business from multiple angles. Are You Serious? is arguably the best thing the WWE has put out in a decade.