Because he rides a fine line between being right and wrong. What the journalist did was offensive. Wasting the reader’s time, and being superficial enough to write about whether someone was texting or not during a funereal, is shitty journalism at best. Alec has a bad temper and doesn’t handle these situations with class, that’s where he goes wrong. There is a huge difference between him and Mrs. Deen. Read the deposition on her, the way she runs her business is more godawful than anything Alec Baldwin has done.