Thursday, June 19, 2014

Quick, Name the Washington Football Team

Because obviously the government doesn't have anything else to do than mess with nomenclature:
Anyhow, it’s comforting to know that in the midst of a massive IRS scandal that makes Watergate look like child’s play and the disintegration of the Obama administration’s foreign policy in Iraq, our government is focusing on the issues that really matter: the names of professional sports teams.
I personally don't freaking care about the name of the Washington Redskins, but I do care that government's taking sides in what is basically a boutique argument about political correctness.  In any case, it's a horrible precedent.

At least people are cheerfully mocking this on Twitter with the hashtag #NewRedskinsName. My favorites so far:

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