Kansas City Star Editorial Demands Chiefs Name Change & Offers Silly Suggestion

Like most ideas in the Kansas City Star . . . This is well-meaning garbage that starts with a decent notion and turns into something that would be laughable if only it was funny. 

 Even worse . . . TKC has also written about the inevitability of a name change which might garner more traction after this election year and the team's inevitable downward slide.

For now . . . Here's dead-tree sentiments . . .

"Born and raised in Overland Park, I have been a fan of Kansas City football my entire life. despite my unassailable bonafides as a Chiefs fan, I own no apparel with the team logo. Though not a slur and absent a mascot caricature in the logo, the Chiefs’ team name and the imagery associated with it are still racist. Native American activists and scholars have been making this point about the team for years. It is a matter of when, not if, the team needs to change the name.

"With this in mind, I suggest a humble solution: a rebrand as the Kansas City Beefs."

Read more via www.TonysKansasCity.com link . . .

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The Super Bowl champs will someday have to lose the Native American imagery. Honor their hometown's historical livestock industry intead.