The Washington Redskins What's In A Name

The Redskins obviously thought this was going to work in their favor, but their social media stunt backfired in a huge way. Maybe they should have researched what happened with the NYPD and R. Kelly before they put out a call and response on Twitter.  

Yesterday afternoon, the team asked Twitter users to tweet Senator Harry Reid, who has been against the name Redskins, their #redskinspride. Well they got anything but that. 

And so people answered:

But there are those who support the team’s name and hate the senator:

I’m quite sure Redskins owner Dan Snyder slapped his forehead a few times last night. I wonder if there’s a social media job opening over at the Redskins now?

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