A Word From Bob Costas Regarding the Washington Redskins

We must conform!

We must conform!

For years now certain segments of our population have wanted to change the name of the Washington Redskins, citing insensitivity and racism as their reasons. Noted broacaster Bob Costas has asked if he could use the pages of my blog to weigh in on the issue and I’m am happy to oblige.  Take it away Mr. Costas.

Thank you Manhattan Infidel.  With Washington playing Dallas it seems an appropriate time to talk about the ongoing controversy about the name Washington Redskins.

Let’s start here.  There is no reason to believe that the owner of the Washington Redskins or any of the players harbors any animus against the people of America for playing for a team named “Washington.” Most Americans are not offended by the name Washington but there is still a stipulation to be made.

Objections to names like Seattle Seahawks, Minnesota Vikings or New York Giants strike many of us as political correctness run amok. These names honor, rather than demean, Americans.

A number of teams have changed their names in response to objections.  Still this NFL franchise has kept Washington as its name.

But think for a moment about the term “Washington” and how it truly differs from all the others.

George Washington is a dead white man.  A slave-holding dead white man who believed in limited government and the Constitution as it was written.

When considered that way the name “Washington” cannot possibly honor a heritage or be considered a neutral term.  The name Washington is an insult, a slur no matter how benign the present day intent.

If you take a step back isn’t it clear to see how the name “Washington” might legitimately lead to someone being offended.

It’s time we change the name of the Washington Redskins to something less offensive than naming the team after a slave-holder.  How about the Virginia Redskins.  Hell, they don’t even play in Washington D.C. anyway.

Hold on.  My producer is saying something in my hairpiece.  I mean my earpiece. 

What?  You don’t say. 

Ladies and gentleman I’ve just been informed that it is in fact the name Redskins and not Washington that is offensive.

Really?  Redskins?  Really? Well if that’s their attitude then f*ck the merciless Indian savages.

I’m Bob Costas saying I love the Redskins.  It’s the Fighting Irish I goddamn hate.  F*cking Irish punks.

Thank you Bob.  As always cogent analysis from one of our nation’s elite.

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2 Responses

  1. Will wonders never cease? For the first time in my life, I agree with Bob Costa.

  2. petermc3 says:

    In compliance with the Obamacare mandated (you have to pass it first to find out what’s in it) metamorphesis from the blanquitos (white men) culture to the Hispanic culture the Washington Redeskins ownership has agreed to not only change their racist name from Redskins to Los Mal Bichos, this in recognition of the influx of the assholes now populating Washington D.C., but the team will now play futbol rather than football..GOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOAL!!! ⚽ si

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