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Go Noles, not Redskins
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WASHINGTON -- As a fan of tradition, my knee-jerk reaction to the Redskins controversy -- should the name be changed out of respect for offended Native Americans? -- was, well, knee-jerk. As in, good grief, must we change every word to please every offended group? Moreover, as an alum of Florida State University (Go ‘Noles!), whose mascot is the Seminole, I’m accustomed to thinking of the invocation of Native Americans as a compliment.