posted on Jun, 18 2014 @ 06:11 PM
Ok, I'm going to be the turd in the punchbowl.
For those who say "get over it, it's no big deal" about the term "redskin", would you say the same if it were the "Philadelphia Porch Monkeys",
the "San Fransisco Chinks", "Houston Honkies", "Detroit Towel Heads," or "Miami Wetbacks?" Redskin is viewed by many as being no less
derogatory than any other racial slur. There's some hipocracy at work here if you're against and offended by the latter slurs but are fine with the
The sense of nostalgia and tradition among sports fans (I'm one myself), can cloud our better judgement sometimes. The name has got to go.