September 26th, 2014 Last Updated on: September 26th, 2014
One of the most anticipated and talked about shows all week finally aired Thursday night. The Daily Show took on the Washington Redsk*ns name controversy by interviewing some diehard fans of the team and Native activists. As you can imagine the results were amazing.
You might be familiar with the Native Americans who appeared in the clip. Amanda Blackhorse, the lead plaintiff in the case that has put the Redskins’ trademark protections in jeopardy; members of The 1491s; Tara M. Houska, Eradicating Offensive Native Mascotry; Gregg Deal, artist and activist; Simon Moya-Smith, writer and Michael Woestehoff, Communications Specialist who works in Washington D.C.
The Daily Show came under fire earlier in the week when some of the fans told The Washington Post that they felt ambushed, in danger and defamed.
Watch the clip and see what all the chatter is all about:
So what do you think? I thought it was well done and humorous. Hopefully Dan Snyder was watching!
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