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Virtue Signalling, Episode 3,477,011

The Navajo Nation has an idea for the DC Redskins: “We strongly encourage the NFL Washington organization to rename their team in such a way that truly honors and respects the First Americans of this country. Renaming the team 'Code Talkers' to honor the Navajo Code Talkers, and other tribal nations who used their sacred language to help win World War II, would set the team on a path to restoring its reputation and correcting the historical misrepresentation of Indigenous peoples.” Link.

I like the sentiment, especially the back-handed sentiment it delivers to the PC crowd, but Code Talkers? That just doesn't have "the ring" you'd expect from a top NFL team.

But then again, the Washington Redskins haven't been a top NFL team in many years, though a tough name is, of course, irrelevant to a franchise's success. There are very few animals as tough as the lions and, well . . . it's been a long half century for me as a fan.