Rick Reilly mocked by cartoon in Indian Country Today

ESPN's Rick Reilly wrote a controversial column last week in defense of the hotly debated Redskins nickname.  His comments are gaining negative attention in the Native American community, being satirized in cartoon form by the Indian Country Today Media Network.  

The website offers in-depth coverage of Native American news and culture and in the above image, cartoonist Marty Two Bulls takes aim at Reilly saying the Redskins shouldn't change their nickname because most Native Americans aren't offended and it would create a slippery slope of no nickname being safe in sports.  Reilly's been blasted for his comments by many voices in the media, but this may be one of the most noteworthy commentaries on his column…

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The cartoon mocks Reilly's "expert qualifications" which is something blogs have been doing about Reilly's work for years.

H/T Cork Gaines 

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