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From the Will Rogers quote, \x34All politics is applesauce.\x34
The man who gave the Washington Redskins their name was a horrible racist
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Pat Cunningham offers an unabashedly liberal perspective on national politics. A note of caution: The language gets a little salty on some of the sites to which this blog links. So, don't say you weren't warned. By the way, this blog's name is inspired by the Will Rogers quote, \x34All politics is applesauce.\x34 In 41 years as a print and broadcast journalist, most of those years with the Rockford (Ill.) Register Star, Pat has covered national politics under eight American presidents. He's attended 10 national political conventions, Republican and Democratic alike, and has interviewed countless prominent political players, including Jimmy Carter, Ronald Reagan, Gerald Ford and George H.W. Bush.
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By Pat Cunningham
Oct. 11, 2013 11:16 a.m.



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As the debate continues over whether the nickname of Washington’s NFL team is racially insensitive and should be changed, there is no doubt that the team’s founder, the man who named them the Redskins, was boorishly racist to the core.

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When George Preston Marshall [above] died in 1969, he left some money to his children but directed that the bulk of his estate be used to set up a foundation in his name. He attached, however, one firm condition: that the foundation, operating out of Washington, D.C., should not direct a single dollar toward “any ...

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