President Obama — Redskins Name is Offensive … I’d Probably Change It

Breaking News 1005_obama_redskins_gettyCongress might be shut down … but President Barrack Obama found time to dive into the debate over the Washington Redskins name — telling a reporter he would “think about changing” the team name because it offends people.

The Prez was asked about the issues renewed controversy over the past few months … and proclaimed nostalgia isn”t a good enough reason to keep the name.

Saying if he were team owner … there”d be serious discussion about changing it.

However, Barrack doesn”t think fans of the name are being racist — they”re just passionate for team history.

Obama joins a growing movement of people once again pushing for the change — including NFL commissioner Roger Goodell.

Name change or not … the Redskins still suck this season.