So … if a white person uses the word “Redskin” around a Native American, he or she will get beat up? That’s great, Sherman. Really working hard to showcase that racial sensitivity.

For the record, numerous polls have found that most Native Americans are not offended by the Washington Redskins name — which makes Alexie’s tweet even more moronic.

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Related:

CBS sportswriter: Only ‘Uncle Tom’ Native Americans not offended by Redskins’ name

‘Self-congratulatory sanctimony?’ Slate draws mockery for calling the Redskins the Washington [redacted]

Rest easy, Slate: Twitter has your inoffensive #NewRedskinsNickname