Him going around and saying "What else do I have to do" is disrespect. Let one of my sub employees say "What else do I have to do to get a raise" or "what else do i have to do to get the important project"
The answer is simple, "If you have to ask you will never know"
No it's not, he's frustrated just like we are. He's responded to what a coach said, it's not that big a deal.
Never argue with an idiot. They will drag you down to their level and beat you with experience!