Alex Wagner Amazed Not Everyone Finds Redskins Logo Controversial
July 9th, 2015 8:45 AM
What does MSNBC's Alex Wagner have against stately Indian warriors? On today's Morning Joe, Wagner said it was "amazing" that anyone could look at the Washington Redskins logo and name and not find them controversial.
This NewsBuster can understand the debate over the "Redskins" name. But the logo? Has Alex actually had a look at it? Could Wagner be confusing it with the Cleveland Indians' …
Matthew McConaughey Wusses Out on Gun Rights and Redskins Name
October 21st, 2014 12:50 PM
In a November issue interview with GQ magazine Academy Award winning actor Matthew McConaughey managed to cave-in on two hottbutton issues (gun rights and the Redskins name change) all at once.
Poll: Only 14 Percent Support Liberal Crusade to Change Redskins' Name
October 20th, 2014 6:21 PM
During the past few years, the efforts to change the name of the National Football League team in Washington, D.C., have led several liberals to denounce any use of the word “Redskins.”
Nevertheless, a poll recently conducted for the Associated Press found that only 14 percent of respondents agreed with broadcasters who refuse to use “the R-word” and the NBC Sports story that claimed the…
Taxpayer-backed NPR All But Bans Term 'Redskins' From the Air
October 16th, 2014 5:16 PM
Last Friday, National Public Radio standards editor Mark Memmott handed down an edict all but banning the term "Redskins" from the left-leaning taxpayer-financed network. On Tuesday, NPR's ombudsman gave his hearty approval of the move, waxing about the need for editors and management to not "shirk" their "responsibility" to "[define] morality."
WashPost Columnist Bluster: Obama's FCC Might Ban Word 'Redskins'
September 25th, 2014 7:39 AM
Under Obama, the Federal Communications Commission has done pretty much nothing on broadcast obscenity. So it’s utterly baffling why Washington Post metro columnist (and former Metro section editor) Robert McCartney would try to pretend it’s any kind of a threat that the FCC will punish broadcasters for using that alleged obscenity....”Redskins.”
“Professor's FCC filing should worry Snyder” was…
Bozell & Graham Column: Cancel the Unethical 'Daily Show'
September 23rd, 2014 10:25 PM
The liberal legend of Jon Stewart began with his October 15, 2004 appearance on CNN’s “Crossfire,” where he rhetorically sentenced the show to death. He proclaimed, “It’s hurting America. Here is what I wanted to tell you guys: Stop... You have a responsibility to the public discourse, and you fail miserably.”
CNN announced it was canceling the show two months later, as network president…
WashPost Exposes 'Daily Show' Lying Ambush on Redskins Fans
September 20th, 2014 8:14 AM
The Washington Post's Metro section on Saturday carried the headline "Redskins fans say 'Daily Show' misled them: Showdown with Native Americans Was a Surprise." Fans were set up for an ambush to be accused of racism, or loving a racist mascot.
In other words, once again, Jon Stewart's Comedy Central crew lied their faces off to an interview subject they wanted to mock. But this time, the…
NBC Sports: Six Protesters Prove Redskins Controversy 'Not Going Away'
September 7th, 2014 11:22 PM
"This [Redskins name] controversy is not going away," insisted NBCSports.com writer Michael David Smith in a story filed this afternoon. His proof: a handful of protesters in Houston complaining about the visiting Washington NFL team's mascot and logo.
Losing WashPost Tries Lame 'Majority Is Shrinking' Bias As Vast Majori
September 3rd, 2014 8:36 AM
A football game that ends up with a score of 71 to 23 would be considered a wipeout. But when a poll shows that’s the margin of support for keeping the name “Washington Redskins,” the pro-censorship Washington Post tries to find a silver lining. On the day the NFL season begins, the headline on the front page of the Sports section was “Support for name still mostly strong: ‘Redskins’ still…
Ed Show Guest: Former NFL Coach Mike Ditka Was a 'Segregation-Era' Pla
August 28th, 2014 10:40 PM
To close out his MSNBC show on Thursday, Ed Schultz invited on a Native American social activist to discuss the push by liberals and sympathetic members of the sports media to force the NFL’s Washington Redskins to change their name.
In discussing recent supporters of the name in Sarah Palin and former NFL coach and player Mike Ditka, author and Native American activist Gyasi Ross smeared…
WashPost Editorial Board Will Ban The Word 'Redskins' -- To Fix Two Oc
August 22nd, 2014 2:22 PM
The Washington Post editorial board (the group that writes every day’s unsigned editorials) announced with fanfare that they would no longer use the word “Redskins” as they continue to agitate for a change in the team name. So “while we wait for the National Football League to catch up with thoughtful opinion and common decency, we have decided that, except when it is essential for clarity or…
WashPost Writer Steers Daughter from Redskins Outfit for Teddy Bear Be
August 21st, 2014 5:45 PM
Washington Post parenting writer Mari-Jane Williams took to the paper’s Thursday "Local Living" section to continue the paper’s advocating the name “Redskins” be stripped from the city’s NFL team through a conversation she had with her seven-year-old daughter after she wanted “to buy a Redskins outfit” for a bear she had at home. Upon hearing her daughter’s request, she told readers it was then…
Former NFL Coach Mike Ditka Slams 'Politically Correct Idiots' Who Wan
August 20th, 2014 5:22 PM
The Washington Post has been an eager booster of the crusade to strip the name "Redskins" from the NFL, with crusading sports columnist Mike Wise even making it into NBC's crusading piece on Tuesday. In Wednesday's sports section, on page 2, there was a small bit of balance.
Former Chicago Bears coach and ESPN analyst Mike Ditka thoroughly trashed the idea of banning "Redskins" from football…
NBC Pushes Redskins Name Change: ‘More Difficult...To Hang On To The
August 19th, 2014 9:07 PM
On Tuesday, August 19, NBC continued the liberal media’s obsession with bullying the NFL’s Washington Redskins into changing its name. Nightly News anchor Brian Williams insisted that the team is having difficulty defending its name because “some consider it a slur.” Williams introduced the segment by proclaiming “it might have just gotten more difficult for the Washington Redskins to hang on…