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:

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


Uncork a bottle of PC anger and stand back:

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

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

No argument.

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

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

Ding! Ding! Ding!

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