Watch ‘South Park’ savage Kickstarter and the Washington Redskins

South Park has been running for 18 long seasons, but it still has an incisive wit unmatched by most shows, and real power to change our viewpoints: if you didn’t think the Washington Redskins’ name and imagery was offensive before, it’s hard to argue after watching its newest episode. The episode, titled “Go Fund Yourself,” is an incredibly effective piece of satire that attacks Kickstarter, startup companies, and the NFL, but saves its most potent ammunition for the Redskins’ owner, Dan Snyder. Viewers in the United States can watch it now at South Park Studios.

The show is a sustained blast aimed at the offensively-named football team after six of its trademarks were cancelled by the US patent office. It characterizes Snyder as…

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