Veterans arenít happy with a recent op-ed by the Washington Post, which charged that the Apache, Comanche, Chinook, Lakota, Cheyenne and Kiowa military vehicles were a ďgreater symbolic injusticeĒ than the NFLís Washington Redskinsí name.
ďEven if the NFL and Redskins brass come to their senses and rename the team, a greater symbolic injustice would continue to afflict Indians ó an injustice perpetuated not by a football club but by our federal government,Ē Simon Waxman of the Boston Review wrote for the Post on Thursday.
Kevin Schooler wrote: ďWhat floors me is that for the most part, it isnít American Indians who are offended. It is guilt-ridden white liberals being offended on their behalf. Howís that for paternalism?Ē
Army vets blast PC police for attacking Apache, Chinook helicopters as racist - Washington Times
Should we change the Militaries use of Native American tribal names?