October 23, 2014 | celebrity | matt-ralston | 0 Comments
Matt McConaughey said he doesn’t think the Washington Redskins should change their name in a GQ interview. He feels he’s an authority on this issue since he identifies with being vaguely spiritual and doesn’t know any surly res dudes who would kick his ass when he wears his Redskins gear. His poor rationale for his own drawling flighty rambling makes you wonder why you should give a fuck about anything he says that isn’t written on paper for him:
“What interests me is how quickly it got pushed into the social consciousness. We were all fine with it since the 1930s, and all of a sudden we go, ‘No, gotta change it’? It seems like when the first levee breaks, everybody gets on board.”
I’m sure McConaughey longs for the days of segregated Woolworths counters and watching white ball players dominate pro sports, but these things tend to work exactly like he described. Somebody says, okay, it’s 2014, time to stop using old Injun slang in our pro sports teams names. And then most everyone else goes, yeah, huh, we should probably do that. It’s not like we’re modifying the Washington Monument into a giant penis and rededicating it to honor gay marriage. That’s not coming for a few years yet. We can live through the loss of white people waving imaginary tomahawks and screaming ancient war chants written in the 60’s.
Look for McConaughey to issue an apology soon, claim he is a quarter Native, and explain to everyone that he’s a stoned idiot mimbo and reading one of his interviews is akin to paying attention to the man’s face when you watch porn.
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