WWE, at its core, is a family business run by a family not known for doing things quietly.
When the broadcasts switched to High Definition in 2008, they promoted it even if it meant catching sight of Shawn Michaels' bald spots like never before. When they switched to PG, millions of jaded Attitude Era holdovers swore blind that the lack of...well, swearing blind was a reason why the show suddenly sucked. Vince McMahon's "Cure For The Common Show" speech was designed to draw a crystal clear line between the recent past and the near future in the shadow of screwing Bret Hart live on pay-per-view.
On his Last Ride documentary, Undertaker praised how deft a salesman Vince McMahon still was. Doesn't seem so clear from some of his current storylines, but apparently the old dog still has a few tricks up his sleeve (or slapped across his chest if his bright orange gym shirt doesn't have sleeves). We the viewers didn't see or hear any of these because McMahon sent the cameras packing. He knows what he's happy to broadcast and the stuff he needs to keep under wraps - he's made company policy out of it. When stuff happens, they almost always want you to know.
We Need To Talk About Kevin (Nash).
Michael can be found in articles or on podcasts extolling the virtues of New Generation WWF, New Japan Pro Wrestling or the new WWE angle they definitely definitely won’t ruin this time.