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It’s a Trap!

The University of Mississippi has recently undertaken a  move to replace its mascot, Colonel Reb. Apparently the university has realized that associating itself with a figure tied so closely with the Confederacy and slavery is probably not smart from a PR perspective. So instead of a mascot that represented what most people see as an immoral cause that was a loss, Ole Miss is looking at a rebel figure that pioneered a noble cause, and won. Admiral Ackbar. No sh-kidding. And better yet, Lucasfilm has indicated they may allow the licensing. Read the rest of this entry »


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