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Redskins Reach New Level Of Tone Deafness With Thanksgiving Tweet

Yikes.

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On Thanksgiving, a holiday celebrating a commonly misunderstood relationship between Native Americans and white people, the Washington football team made the baffling decision to deploy this tweet:

From our family to yours, have a very safe and Happy #Thanksgiving. #HappyThanksgiving #HTTR

Washington Redskins@RedskinsFollow

From our family to yours, have a very safe and Happy #Thanksgiving. #HappyThanksgiving #HTTR

7:30 AM - 27 Nov 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

Can't wait to see what they tweet for Native American Heritage Day tomorrow.

Lindsey Adler is a sports reporter for BuzzFeed News and is based in New York.

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