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Score one for little Danny

Discussion in 'Sports and News' started by joe king, Oct 13, 2014.

  1. joe king

    joe king Active Member

    I don't have the patience to find the most recent Redskins name controversy thread, so I'll start another.

    Dan Snyder pulls off a big PR coup by having the president of the Navajo Nation, Ben Shelly, and his wife sitting with him in his box at the Redskins-Cardinals game yesterday in Arizona. And not just sitting with him, but wearing Redskins hats.

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    http://sports.yahoo.com/blogs/nfl-shutdown-corner/redskins-owner-dan-snyder-sits-with-navajo-president-at-cardinals-game-220100067.html
     
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  2. Big Circus

    Big Circus Well-Known Member

    The lame-duck president of Navajo Nation. He finished seventh in the last election.

    http://deadspin.com/disgraced-soon-to-be-former-navajo-nation-president-at-1645509844
     
  3. joe king

    joe king Active Member

    Perhaps, but optics.
     
  4. SnarkShark

    SnarkShark Well-Known Member

    Isn't this the umpteenth Native American guy Snyder has trotted out to prove he's not racist?

    How can I be bigoted?! I have a Native American/black/Asian/Arab/Latino/gay friend!
     
  5. Morris816

    Morris816 Member

    Snyder is clearly banking on the idea that most football fans just don't pay attention to the details that matter.
     
  6. cranberry

    cranberry Well-Known Member

    I believe Chief Wild Eagle of the Hekawi tribe will be Dan's guest at the next home game...

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  7. joe king

    joe king Active Member

    Will he bring Crazy Cat with him?

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  8. Pancamo

    Pancamo Active Member

    Snyder brings more attention to the name controversy than Mike Wise.
     
  9. LongTimeListener

    LongTimeListener Well-Known Member

    "In my Nation we say, 'When a man fails to treasure his possessions, he loses claim to them.'

    Get Cousins the fuck out of there!"
     
  10. Batman

    Batman Well-Known Member

    Shelly: This is a disgrace. It's time for a change. This has gone on long enough.
    Snyder: Well, we have a lot invested in the name. Years of tradition, not to mention the financial --
    Shelly: Not talking about that, stupid paleface. I'm talking about your team. It sucks. You gave up HOW MANY draft picks for RGIII? And then you let Shanahan run him into the ground in two years? I can live with the name, but your team is a disgrace to it. Shape up, man.
     
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  11. Vombatus

    Vombatus Well-Known Member

    Well played, Batman!
     
  12. cyclingwriter2

    cyclingwriter2 Active Member

    Dan: "You know how to get to the stadium, right?"
    Wild Eagle: "You take a right at the rock that looks like a bear, then a left at the bear that looks like a rock."
     
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