When President Obama said he’d think about changing the name of the Washington Redskins if he were the team’s owner, the P.R. war to preserve the team’s traditional crappy name became a national issue. Suddenly, high profile spinmeister Lanny Davis was on the scene, admonishing Obama on every cable network in his favorite Redskins shirt.
Lanny Davis is an international Saul Goodman, minus the charm. Having him in your corner isn’t an admission of wrongdoing—it’s a boast. In fact, defending a questionable name for a sports team is probably the most harmless thing Lanny has done in a decade.
Read the whole thing over at Medium.