Skip to comments.Reid: NFL Should Punish Redskins Owner Like NBA Did Sterling
Posted on 04/30/2014 3:01:58 PM PDT by Sub-Driver
April 30, 2014 5:08 PM Reid: NFL Should Punish Redskins Owner Like NBA Did Sterling By Andrew Johnson
The NBAs lifetime ban of Donald Sterling for his offensive comments should put the NFL on notice about Washington Redskins racist name, Harry Reid says.
On the Senate floor Wednesday afternoon, Reid commended NBA commissioner Adam Silver for his response to the Sterling situation, and urged his NFL counterpart Roger Goodell to take similar action to stamp out bigotry in its ranks. The Senate majority leader also dismissed the tradition-based defense Redskins owner Dan Snyder has made of the teams name when pledging to stick by it, pointing out that the Washington Wizards changing their name from the Washington Bullets in the 1990s.
Since Snyder fails to show any leadership, the National Football League should take an assist from the NBA and pick up the slack it would be a slam dunk, Redi said. I believe Roger Goodell is a good man, but its time for this good man to act: Remove this hateful term from your leagues vocabulary.
Reids demands echo that of Oneida Nation, the leading group behind the Redskins name-change, who says that the NBA has shown leagues like the NFL that they have a moral responsibility to not be a platform to promote bigotry.
What about Big Chief Apples, Harry? Assclown.
Congress should as well...
Reid did drop the N word a time or two didn’t he???
Go away Harry.Don’t you have some ranch land to steal?
Reid, you should also be tried and punished.
1010RD: America should punish Reid just like any other traitor.
Yet they have NO problem with Bill Maher being part owner of the Mets, I can write a thesis on all the crap that has come out of Maher’s mouth about Conservatives, but hey, as long as your a left wing whack job its fine to trash people
Granted, I think they were think more along the lines that the owners of the Orlando Magic are pro-traditional marriage (thus against gay marriage) and subject to condemnation for their "backward thinking", but Reid kicked it up a notch.
offensive comments about certain groups and people are allowed
He’s such a loser. Just have the BLM seize the Redskins. I’m sure they could make a claim that they have jurisdiction over them because it’s a Native American name...
The Washington Gomorrahans?
Don Sterling just changed his name to Louis Lerner so media will ignore him. It was a tough choice though - was thinking about changing it to Ben Ghazi.
What reed (sicKo) Really wants is to punish Cruz for [not in actuality] shutting down [15% of] the government over zer0care.
Slippery slope for sports franchise owners. But Dingy redefines the word ‘idiot’.
This is why you question misinterpretation, and bad policy.
Give these idiots an inch, and they’ll take all territory to the edge of our Solar system.
Oh plz. Just stfu Harry.
There are few people in public life more hateful than Harry Reid.
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