Wale says Sen. Harry Reid is using the Redskins ‘to make a bigger name for his self’

(Jonathan Newton / The Washington Post)

With Senate Majority Leader Harry M. Reid (D-Nev.) continuing to lead the charge against the Redskins name, local fans have offered some pushback. Among them: rapper Wale.

A week after hanging out with Robert Griffin III at the Wizards-Pacers game, the rapper took to Twitter to criticize Reid’s stance.

(“It would seem to me that it would make a lot of sense that they should get rid of having a group of Americans as mascots. They’re not mascots – they’re human beings,” Reid told Ed O’Keefe this week.)

Dan Steinberg writes about all things D.C. sports at the D.C. Sports Bog.
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Dan Steinberg · May 23, 2014