Just in time for Thanksgiving, The New Yorker will lampoon the Washington Redskins name controversy on the cover of its Dec. 1 edition.
“This is 2014, and it seems a little late to be dealing with that stuff,” artist Bruce McCall explained. “It should have been quashed a long time ago. We did everything to the Indians that we could, and it’s still going on. It seems crude and callous. Names like the Atlanta Braves come from another time. So, in my cover, I’ve brought the cultural arrogance of one side back to the sixteen-hundreds and the first Thanksgiving dinner, just to see what would happen.”
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