LE HYPOCRITE: Despite Urging ‘Redskins’ to Change Name, Obama Celebrates ‘Blackhawks’

Stepping into the controversy over the team name for the Washington Redskins in early October, President Obama said in an interview with the AP:

“If I were the owner of the team and I knew that the name of my team, even if they’ve had a storied history, that was offending a sizable group of people, I’d think about changing it,” Obama said.

But on Monday, the president hosted the NHL Stanley Cup champions, his own hometown Chicago Blackhawks, at the White House, and there was no indication the president felt any reticence about using that team’s Native American-derived handle.  The White House tweeted the president’s words:

“Championships belong in Chicago. So to the @NHLBlackhawks, thank you for bringing it back home!” —President Obama

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— White House Live (@WHLive) November 4, 2013

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