If you’re trying to make a point about the bigotry of an NFL team’s name, it’s best not to resort to a bigoted argument. But that’s what The Onion did in its failed attempt at humor when it ran an article with the title, “Redskins’ Kike Owner Refuses to Change Team’s Offensive Name” to poke fun at Daniel Snyder, the team’s Jewish owner. 

I get that The Onion is trying to use bigotry to make the point against the Washington DC NFL team’s name, but they missed me with this one. 

Read this online at http://colorlines.com/archives/2013/10/the_onion_protests_the_washington_dc_nfl_teams_name_with_anti-semitism.html


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