Originally written on Cleveland Frowns  |  Last updated 3/20/12
There are few conversations that are more potentially productive than conversations about the idea of the Cleveland Indians finally ditching the disgusting, embarrassing, and profoundly damning red sambo, Chief Wahoo, and just such a conversation is taking place at one of the finest sites (with one of the finest commenting communities) on the web, Uni Watch. Ki Yi Waugh Woop! Party on, wukoigs! More specifically, it’s a conversation (and contest) about re-naming the Cleveland Indians and the Washington Redskins in which Wahoo naturally plays a big part. We prefer to focus on Wahoo, because it’s exponentially more offensive than the name Indians, which can be conceived or at least re-conceived to honor Northeast Ohio’s rich native tradition in a way that Wahoo never could. Plus, Wahoo is much more likely to be changed than the team name, anyway. Anyway, before you head to Uni Watch, a few essential points on the conversation: 1) Wahoo is also exponentially more offensive than...
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