In how comments like these are viewed through the prism of the fractious fanbase.
Some will be quick to dismiss the comments because it doesn't fit their narrative. Some will embrace them.
At some point (hopefully soon) people from all sides, will look in the mirror and realize that no matter what "side" you are on, the fact that we are so fractioned, so dispersed and grouped into "camps" is a symptom of the much larger problem with Notre Dame.
This isn't about irrational fans and expectations, this is a symptom of a much larger problem with ND.