Now that Slate has drawn a line in the sand and forbidden itself from referring to the Washington Redskins by that “extremely tacky and dated” name, what’s the site to do if the team merits coverage in the future? In its headline announcing the decision, Slate simply referred to the Washington _____ and made a case for renaming the team the Redtails in a nod to the city’s African-American heritage.
That doesn’t really capture the essence of today’s Washington, though, does it? There are so many other suggestions for the #NewRedskinsNickname that really capture the essence of D.C.
We can’t decide. Who wants to break the tie?