Skip to comments.For $2,000: This TV Host Doesn't Think The Washington Football Team Should Change Its Name
Posted on 05/17/2014 10:47:09 AM PDT by SeekAndFind
Who is Alex Trebek?
That's right: The popular TV host doesn't think the Washington football team should change its name, as he told The New Republic as part of a longer profile.
During football season, he follows the [WFT], whom he doesn’t think should change their name. “They weren’t called the [WFT] because we thought [WFT] were terrible; it’s because we admire their strength, their abilities,” he says. In his dressing room one day, Trebek had on Fox News in the background. “Somebody was saying on television a few days ago that the Tea Party is a reflection of the people. There are a lot of people out there who are not happy with the way things are going, and they’ve banded together,” he told me later, though he declined to reveal whom he voted for in the last presidential election and, when pressed, said he’s “apolitical.”
In 2012, the Canadian-born TV personality told WJLA he's a longtime fan of the team. A team with a name that has been condemned by the President of the United States and may be subject to a Congressional hearing. Perhaps before he retires, he'll have to say, "This NFL team changed its racist name after realizing just how awful it was."
Who is Art Fleming?
Game show hosts seem to be a fairly conservative bunch. Pat Sajak and Chuck Woolery are both pretty outspoken. Drew Cary has libertarian leanings.
” They werent called the [WFT] because we thought [WFT] were terrible; its because we admire their strength, their abilities,...
That’s what I’ve thought all along. The complaints against the names is just the Libs looking for a way to cause trouble.
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This is silly
If you are going to complain about
a football team name, you’re going to \
have to change some state names too.
Alabama = Alibamu (local tribe)
Alaska - Alut name for “Great Land”
Arizona - O’odham Indian word for little spring
Arkansas - From the Quapaw Indians
Connecticutt - From an Indian word (Quinnehtukqut) meaning beside the long tidal river
Illinois - Algonquin for tribe of superior men
Indiana - Meaning land of Indians
Iowa - Ioway Indian tribe
Kansas - Sioux word meaning people of the south wind
Kentucky - Iroquoian word Ken-tah-ten meaning land of tomorrow
Massachusetts - Massachusett tribe of Native Americans, meaning at or about the great hill
Michigan - Indian word Michigana meaning great or large lake
Mimmesota - Dakota Indian word meaning sky-tinted water
Mississippi - Indian word meaning Father of Waters
Missouri - Missouri Indian tribe
Nebraska - Oto Indian word meaning flat water
New Mexico - Mexico, place of Mexitli, an Aztec god or leader
North (and South) Dakota - From the Sioux tribe, meaning allies
Ohio - Iroquoian word meaning great river
Oklahoma - From two Choctaw Indian words meaning red people
Tennessee - Cherokee origin Tenasi tribe
Texas - Indian word meaning friends
Utah - Ute tribe, meaning people of the mountains
Wyoming - Delaware Indian word, meaning mountains and valleys alternating
If the author is afraid to say it, I’ll do it for him.
The Washington NFL football team is called the Redskins.
Get over it you PC pussy.
"The Washington Foreskins"
It has a nice homo ring to it...
Since the DC political class is infested with homos mostly in the closet ...
They should be very happy and gay about it...
I actually thought [Winning The Future] was the name of the team