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Two D.C. stations refuse to run anti-Redskins ads

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02:53 PM ET 10.19 | The Oneida Indian Nation purchased ads on two Washington D.C. area radio stations, WJFK and WPGC. They were trying to air ads against the Redskins name. CBS Radio Washington, which owns both the stations, declined to air them though. "Based on the amount of on-air debate, adding paid commercials from one side is not something that we think is beneficial for this discussion and for our audience," senior vice president of CBS Radio Washington said via email.

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October 19, 2013  07:54 PM ET

It's d??j?? Vu. All over again.

October 19, 2013  07:54 PM ET
QUOTE(#1):

It's d??j?? Vu. All over again.

Deja^^

October 19, 2013  08:02 PM ET

Seriously, are you interns dozing?

October 19, 2013  08:04 PM ET

Station's rationale is sound.

October 19, 2013  08:23 PM ET

Good. They shouldn't change their name. It's a slippery slope and next you know the Indians, Braves, Chiefs and any other team name that someone finds offensive will be up for change as well.

October 19, 2013  08:37 PM ET
QUOTE(#5):

Good. They shouldn't change their name. It's a slippery slope and next you know the Indians, Braves, Chiefs and any other team name that someone finds offensive will be up for change as well.

These teams should just ignore the criticism.

October 19, 2013  08:52 PM ET

The logos of the Redskins and Indians may be more offensive than the actual names.

October 19, 2013  09:06 PM ET

Didn't we talk about this like, 20 minutes ago?

October 19, 2013  09:19 PM ET
QUOTE(#7):

The logos of the Redskins and Indians may be more offensive than the actual names.

How about the logo of the Fighting Irish?

October 19, 2013  09:54 PM ET
QUOTE(#8):

Didn't we talk about this like, 20 minutes ago?

Try 5 minutes

October 19, 2013  09:55 PM ET
QUOTE(#9):

How about the logo of the Fighting Irish?

If I could post "Short People" by Randy Newman on youtube, I would.

Alas, the iphone sucks.

October 19, 2013  09:56 PM ET
QUOTE(#7):

The logos of the Redskins and Indians may be more offensive than the actual names.

Redskins logo looks like the old nickel. I think it's actually pretty good.

October 19, 2013  09:57 PM ET
QUOTE(#4):

Station's rationale is sound.

Agree.

But would they say the same if revenues were down? I doubt it.

October 19, 2013  09:59 PM ET
QUOTE(#12):

Redskins logo looks like the old nickel. I think it's actually pretty good.

This^^


And The Chicago Blackhawks one is Outstanding.

October 19, 2013  09:59 PM ET
QUOTE(#13):

Agree.But would they say the same if revenues were down? I doubt it.

$$$$ talks.

October 19, 2013  10:03 PM ET

People offended by the team's name should file a Hurt Feelings Report:

A. Date feelings were hurt: _________ (MM/DD/YY).
B. Name of real person who hurt your feelings: _______.
C. Which ear were the hurtful words spoken into? ___(L/R).
D. Did you require a tissue for tears? _____ (Y/N).
E. Do you have woman or man-like hormones? ____ (W/M).
F. Do you need others to fix your problems? _____ (Y/N).
G. Have you been offered a free paycheck? ___ (Y/N).

October 19, 2013  10:14 PM ET

Just replace he word "RED" hence, Washington Skins, what's the fuss?

October 19, 2013  10:17 PM ET
QUOTE(#14):

This^^And The Chicago Blackhawks one is Outstanding.

Yeah, but Bob Probert sucks so I won't compliment the Blackhawks in any way, shape, or form. I'd as soon join a jihad than compliment the Blackhawks.

October 19, 2013  10:18 PM ET
QUOTE(#16):

People offended by the team's name should file a Hurt Feelings Report:A. Date feelings were hurt: _________ (MM/DD/YY).B. Name of real person who hurt your feelings: _______.C. Which ear were the hurtful words spoken into? ___(L/R).D. Did you require a tissue for tears? _____ (Y/N).E. Do you have woman or man-like hormones? ____ (W/M).F. Do you need others to fix your problems? _____ (Y/N).G. Have you been offered a free paycheck? ___ (Y/N).

Lol!

You need to frame that golden post, and copyright it before the DNC gets a hold of it.

 
October 19, 2013  10:25 PM ET
QUOTE(#17):

Just replace he word "RED" hence, Washington Skins, what's the fuss?

Oh, I don't know. How about not giving in to PC at every turn?

Nobody has a problem with the Rainbow Warriors in Hawaii. Why this?

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