Jeb Bush: 'Washington' More of a Pejorative Term Than 'Redskins'

Republican presidential candidate Jeb Bush suggested that when discussing the Washington Redskins, the mascot is not the offensive part of the phrase.

Bush, who said recently that he doesn't find the team's name offensive, made the remark when radio host Hugh Hewitt suggested the media overhype D.C.-related stories
"There was a big argument about the Washington Redskins, the 'Redskins' being a pejorative term," Bush said. "I think 'Washington' is the pejorative term, not the 'Redskins