What's in a name?
By keeping the Redskins nickname, Dan Snyder is being a bad businessman
I HAVE SOME ADVICE for folks defending Washington's use of the name Redskins: Stop trying so hard.
Of course "Redskin" is racist. The term's origin is disputed, but some say it derives from the bloody scalps of natives, for which the Massachusetts Bay Province began offering rewards in 1755 -- 50 pounds for each murdered adult male, 25 pounds apiece for women, 20 pounds per child. There's no way to pretty that up, so be honest: Your real argument is that your enjoyment ...
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