Mike Ditka does not mince words. Why? Because he’s Mike Ditka, and that’s how he rolls.
When it comes to the Washington Redskins and their nickname controversy, the iconic coach has a pretty strong take. Not only does he think Washington is fine keeping the Redskins moniker, he thinks it’s ‘appalling’ that this is even a topic of debate.
Check out what Iron Mike told redskinshistorian.com in a recent interview:
“What’s all the stink over the Redskin name? It’s so much ***** it’s incredible. We’re going to let the liberals of the world run this world. It was said out of reverence, out of pride to the American Indian. Even though it was called a Redskin, what are you going to call them, a Brownskin? This is so stupid it’s appalling, and I hope that owner keeps fighting for it and never changes it, because the Redskins are part of an American football history, and it should never be anything but the Washington Redskins. That’s the way it is.”
Life according to Ditka…