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Calling a team the Washington Football Team” is offensive to Native Americans, period. President Barack Obama seems to agree after noting in a recent interview that the Washington Washington Football Team should think about changing their name when considering how many people are offended by its use.

President Obama:

I think — all these mascots and team names related to Native Americans, Native Americans feel pretty strongly about it. And I don’t know whether our attachment to a particular name should override the real, legitimate concerns that people have about these things.”

 Read the full interview here.

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