Fury, snark erupt after Washington Redskins seek support against Harry Reid

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http://twitter.com/#!/RBPundit/status/472100855445872640

Last week, 50 U.S. Senate Democrats led by Harry Reid sent a letter to the commissioner of the NFL asking the league to get behind a name change for the Washington Redskins.

Today, the Redskins asked for help pushing back against Harry Reid:

http://twitter.com/#!/Redskins/status/472088588251721729

The ensuing avalanche of comments to #RedskinsPride got the hashtag trending:

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Uncork a bottle of PC anger and stand back:

http://twitter.com/#!/jefftiedrich/status/472108704738062336
http://twitter.com/#!/RaniaKhalek/status/472094066604507136
http://twitter.com/#!/robdelaney/status/472094886645100544
http://twitter.com/#!/MBJohnston12/status/472094639538069504
http://twitter.com/#!/staylikethis4vr/status/472117387618029568
http://twitter.com/#!/TheAPJournalist/status/472090676549939201
http://twitter.com/#!/DJBigMikeDMV/status/472090758401384448

The backlash to the Washington Redskins’ tweet also unleashed a sizable portion of snark:

http://twitter.com/#!/liars_never_win/status/472108426030743553
http://twitter.com/#!/MartiniShark/status/472103101911289856
http://twitter.com/#!/jwarner180/status/472093861565976576
http://twitter.com/#!/poo_picker/status/472102954099802112
http://twitter.com/#!/Phana24JG/status/472104236697014272

If Reid is serious about making the team’s name less offensive, it was suggested that he start here:

http://twitter.com/#!/greggoodrichou/status/472115518564859904

No argument.

And doesn’t Harry Reid have anything better to do?

http://twitter.com/#!/gregmilburnz/status/472116820879491072

Here’s a scapegoat that would no doubt get the thumbs-up from Reid:

http://twitter.com/#!/moody/status/472107585022468098

Ding! Ding! Ding!

Read more: http://twitchy.com/2014/05/29/washington-redskins-seek-support-against-harry-reids-name-change-crusade-fury-and-snark-erupt/

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