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‘Redskins’ Controversy Gets the ‘Daily Show’ Treatment — Here’s the Video

Oct 2, 2014  •  Post A Comment

With a controversy raging over the team name of the NFL’s Washington Redskins franchise, the issue became the subject of a recent feature on Comedy Central’s “Daily Show with Jon Stewart.”

The show gathered diehard fans of the team along with Native Americans who are upset about the team nickname to discuss the controversy, resulting in what may be one of the more insightful treatments of the issue. Here’s the clip:

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  1. Being a long time Redskins fan, it would be strange to have another name. On one would be name a team the White Boys? Would anyone care?

    I always considered it more of an honorific than a slur.

    Being a mixture of Cherokee and Egyptian, I speak from a voice on the inside.

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