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What’s in a name? The
Redskins’ bad karma

Washington Post, by Courtland Milloy

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Posted By:KarenJ1, 1/9/2013 12:53:50 PM

So, Washington football fans, how’s that offensive team name and demeaning sports mascot working out? Whooping and hollering as RGIII goes on a “Redskins” warpath only to leave a trail of tears when his wounded knee gets buried at FedEx Field. In this obscene home team sports fantasy, the gifted Robert Griffin III was reduced to a “noble savage.” Let the “Redskin” play hurt. He can take it. Hail to the young brave-hearted quarterback as he limps into battle on that injured knee. Three cheers as he fights on his one good leg for Old D.C.

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Absolutely stunning. So the reason RGIII was injured is because they are called the Redskins. It´s terribly disturbing to see almost half of this country consists of people who are certifiably insane. No, it is not satire.

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: sardonic, 1/9/2013 1:00:14 PM     (No. 9107149)

So change their name to the "Washington Whiteskins" They´ll still suck.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: Ribicon, 1/9/2013 1:03:09 PM     (No. 9107157)

Washington Perfumed Princes, Washington Lawyers, Washington Lobbyists? Washington Activists? How about the Washington Community Organizers?

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Reply 3 - Posted by: Namma, 1/9/2013 1:07:21 PM     (No. 9107170)

we are talking about potatos...right..like in Redskin potato.....

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Reply 4 - Posted by: wws, 1/9/2013 1:17:09 PM     (No. 9107186)

Still, you can´t come up with a better title for the end of the season than "Bury my Heart at Wounded Knee".

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Reply 5 - Posted by: Dante, 1/9/2013 1:18:31 PM     (No. 9107190)

FTA: "Attitudes are changing; progressive thinking is emerging on everything from guns, gays and gas guzzling to debt, deficits and doctor bills."

´Progressive´ thinking destroys everything it pretends to improve, idiot, look at the state of things today.

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Reply 6 - Posted by: Griz70, 1/9/2013 1:22:25 PM     (No. 9107203)

What a load of BS

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Reply 7 - Posted by: killerbee, 1/9/2013 1:25:06 PM     (No. 9107211)

How about changing it to the Washington Vortex of Evil.

Washington Vampires
Washington Pigs
Washington Liars

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Reply 8 - Posted by: RayLRiv, 1/9/2013 1:35:12 PM     (No. 9107233)

More like The End of The Trail to me

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:JEFEndOfTheTrail.jpg

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Reply 9 - Posted by: reilly, 1/9/2013 1:43:03 PM     (No. 9107245)


It´ll be scalping tickets next. It never ends.


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Reply 10 - Posted by: BeatleJeff, 1/9/2013 1:46:12 PM     (No. 9107251)

What´s in a name? I bet someone named Courtland got beat up a a lot as a kid and then grew up to be a journalist weenie who thinks using his poison pen is some type of revenge.

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Reply 11 - Posted by: AltaD, 1/9/2013 1:50:18 PM     (No. 9107260)

If karma is at work in sports, how does he (she?) explain that it´s been 100 years and counting since the Chicago Cubs won the World Series? Or is "Cubs" one of those dog-whistle words that only progressives know?

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Reply 12 - Posted by: G-Tom, 1/9/2013 1:58:30 PM     (No. 9107292)

In honor of the vast preponderance of em there, how about the Washington BassBoles? (Pronounced slightly differently).

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Reply 13 - Posted by: FL_Absentee_Voter, 1/9/2013 2:00:31 PM     (No. 9107298)

Is milloy aware that he´s about 25 years late in making the argument? It started during the Redskins´ Super Bowl years in the eighties. And crediting the Seahawks´ victory to their helmet art - "a lighthearted Seahawk based on an ancient Northwest Coast Native carved totem design."? Easy there, fella. You´re venturing into Rush´s territory now.

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Reply 14 - Posted by: Blue-Z-Anna, 1/9/2013 2:28:32 PM     (No. 9107375)

The Washington Prevaricators !!!!

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Reply 15 - Posted by: redwhite&blue2, 1/9/2013 2:39:58 PM     (No. 9107397)

The WAPO? Courtland Milloy? What´s a Courtland Milloy? Someone from outer space?

Puredrivel...complete WAPO crap...nothing to see here....write about Libya! Or that creep Hagel! Or that witch Clinton! Or that Doofus Kerry! Or that Liar Rice! Or that brainless loudmouth Biden! Or that foreign exchange student who lies, loves Marxism and Islamic radicals and the Muslim brotherhood, Hussein Barry Soetoro! Do your damn jobs, you corrupt enemedia rump-swab lap dogs! You are offensive leftist liars and we are SICK of your crap!

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Reply 16 - Posted by: RedNeckoBlogger, 1/9/2013 2:41:46 PM     (No. 9107401)

Past time to change nickname... suggestion: Washington One-Percenters. Works for me!

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Reply 17 - Posted by: GraniteBayTom, 1/9/2013 5:40:22 PM     (No. 9107731)

This, fellow LDotters, is the way libs think. Everything is about race and equal outcomes, regardless of effort. I am amazed that so many fellow Americans have bought into this garbage.

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Reply 18 - Posted by: GraniteBayTom, 1/9/2013 5:42:10 PM     (No. 9107735)

BTW, isn´t PETA outraged by the name "Seahawks"? Isn´t this birdism?

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