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The Miz has a lot of haters out there, but it's hard to hate on a guy who, quite simply, just knows how to be a heel.
While I will agree that The Miz can come off as highly obnoxious at times, that's what his character is supposed to be, and that's what works for him. He's like that really loud, aggravating frat boy who you just want to punch in the mouth to make him shut the hell up.
In that sense, The Miz is accomplishing his goal. He's making you hate him and, in turn, making the babyfaces that he feuds with (like Kofi Kingston) more likable in the process.
A lot of that has to do with The Miz's mic work, which is still among the very best in the WWE. He's a fantastic talker, especially when he's given the right person to battle it out on the mic with.
The Miz has almost always been a guy who's great at cutting promos, but I might be even more impressed by the incredible improvements he's made in the ring. He's gotten so much better over the last two years that I really want to see him elevated back up the card so we can get a chance to watch what he does when in the ring with the WWE's top stars again.
After all, The Miz deserves it. He's continued to shine on the mic, and with his in-ring work also continuing to improve, he's definitely working his way back up the WWE's heel pecking order.