Your 2 Cents: Eskimo Joe's Owner Taking Public Input About Name, Mascot

Wednesday, July 22nd 2020, 9:51 pm
By: Kelly Ogle

A petition started on calls for the owner of Eskimo Joe's in Stillwater to change the brand because it's offensive to Eskimos.

You've got to be kidding me.

Here's what you had to say:

Gay from Harrah first, "What's racist or offensive about "Eskimo" for heavens sake. People have lost their minds.."

Beth Ann with a show of support for the owner of Eskimo Joe's, "Stand you're ground Stan we are with you!"

From Janie, "Eskimo Jo's / for crying out loud, people get a life and stop all the cry baby complaining"

Janet from Guthrie writes, "This craziness will not stop until you stop giving in. Do not change another name. do not give in to another demand."

Tim says, "Just wait until these activists find out the translation of the word Oklahoma."

Pepper from Moore chimes in, "If it was intended to shame or disgrace the Eskimos it would be different but it's not. Leave it untouched."

June says, "A friend of mine lives in Alaska and she said everyone up there LOVES ESKIMO JOES!!! Who is this woman anyway???"

Finally from Larry, "Simple solution....have Stan bribe all the Eskimos in Stillwater. Keep the name!!!!"

I'm Kelly Ogle and that's YOUR 2 Cents.