General Managers are now as big a part of modern day WWE as some of the wrestlers themselves. With most episodes of RAW starting with promos, GM's get more exposure or overexposed (depends on your view) than ever before.
A lot of fans have been complaining recently about Baron Corbin being a terrible General Manager and I'm here to refute that train of thought. If you think Corbin is bad, you clearly didn't watch large chunks of WWE between 2007 and 2012.
Corbin may abuse his power wantonly but that's what a heel is supposed to do. He's desperately trying to cling onto power despite the obstacles in his path and he doesn't mind crossing the line to do it. That's what a good heel does.
With that being said, let's take a trip down memory lane and take a look at some of the worst general managers in the history of Monday Night RAW. If you think Corbin is a terrible GM, think again.
#5 Anonymous RAW GM
Sure, the anonymous RAW GM had its moments. However. overall, it was painful. Replacing Bret Hart as RAW GM in 2010, the anonymous RAW GM storyline ended up continuing til 2012. Through a large part of this run, a laptop placed at ringside personified the anonymous GM with Michael Cole conveying instructions.
There was a lot of speculation during the storyline regarding the identity of RAW's anonymous GM and it probably wouldn't have made it to this list if not for the terrible way in which the storyline ended.
How did WWE capitalize after 2 years of this storyline going on? It was finally revealed that Hornswoggle was the man behind the anonymous RAW GM's laptop.
This all leads to one question - why?