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:

null

Uncork a bottle of PC anger and stand back:


https://twitter.com/HartChart123/status/472091605303062528
https://twitter.com/MBJohnston12/status/472094639538069504

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


https://twitter.com/poo_picker/status/472102954099802112

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!