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French refuse to change name of town called “Death to Jews”

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“No one has anything against the Jews, [but] why change a name that goes back to the Middle Ages or even further?”
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What if they named hurricanes after climate change denying members of Congress?

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“Michele Bachmann is incredibly dangerous. If you value your life, please seek shelter from Michele Bachmann.”
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Slate will no longer refer to the Washington “Redskins” football team

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Which raises the question of whether all historical references are slurs? Are some mascots respectful? Or none?
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