Breaking News Congress 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.