photo of County Executive Ike Leggett talking to Governor O'Malley at Boloco in Bethesda

Governor O’Malley on Changing the Name of the Washington Redskins (VIDEO)

Maryland Governor Martin O’Malley shared his thoughts on changing the name of the Washington Redskins during an interview earlier this week and on Facebook. At a news conference in Bethesda today (August 7), he was asked about the subject again. Take a look:

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One Response to “Governor O’Malley on Changing the Name of the Washington Redskins (VIDEO)”

  1. Steve Simon
    On August 8, 2014 at 11:50 am responded with... #

    Good answer, Governor. Exactly right. I’m a lifelong Washington Redskins football fan too. And yes, like him, growing up I was a Sonny Jurgensen guy when the great “Sonny vs. Billy” rivalry raged in team lore. But things do “evolve” and when a name like that proves to be offensive to some/many, it’s time for us to “evolve.” I don’t agree with the Guv on everything, but the answer here was dead-on.

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