Count former president Donald Trump amongst those that are lower than thrilled with the Cleveland Indians’ introduced identify change. Aiming to not offend anybody, Cleveland landed upon “Guardians” because the nickname they’ll start utilizing subsequent season. Trump known as the choice “a disgrace.”
“Can anybody believe that the Cleveland Indians, a storied and cherished baseball franchise since taking the name in 1915, are changing their name to the Guardians? Such a disgrace, and I guarantee that the people who are most angry about it are the many Indians of our Country,” mentioned Trump in a statement launched Friday.
Former President Trump slams the Cleveland Indians’ identify change.
“Can anybody believe that the Cleveland Indians, a storied and cherished baseball franchise since taking the name in 1915, are changing their name to the Guardians? Such a disgrace..”
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Trump continued, stating it will be disrespectful “to rip that name and logo off of those jerseys.” Then added: “The people of Cleveland cannot be thrilled and I, as a FORMER baseball fan, cannot believe things such as this are happening,” he mentioned. “A small group of people, with absolutely crazy ideas and policies, is forcing these changes to destroy our culture and heritage. At some point, the people will not take it anymore!”
Just over 24 hours since Cleveland introduced their intentions, the Guardians nickname has been met with as a lot approval as pregnant nun.
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— Stuart Feiner (@StuartFeiner) July 23, 2021
Get prepared Atlanta Braves, Florida State Seminoles, Kansas City Chiefs, and Notre Dame Fighting Irish (wait, you didn’t know Irish individuals are allowed to be offended?) you’re subsequent.
Hopefully earlier than that occurs we will Make Nicknames Great Again.