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June 24, 2011

Basketball Player Ron Artest Changes Name to Metta World Peace

Posted by Dave Blount at June 24, 2011 1:29 PM

As this graph demonstrates, football, baseball, and NASCAR are for conservatives; liberals like basketball:

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Maybe it's because they can relate to players like Ron Artest — excuse me, I meant Metta World Peace:

Los Angeles Lakers and former Sacramento Kings forward Ron Artest wants to change his name to Metta World Peace. … In the court documents, Artest cites personal reasons for wanting to make the change.

When Phoenix Suns übermoonbat Steve Nash hears about this, he's sure to change his name to Mega P. C. Climate Warrior.

Ron Artest
Artest will need new jerseys.

On a tip from Muddypaw.