Given the immense scrutiny currently aimed at the Washington Redskins — who were brutally satirized on both South Park and The Daily Show this week alone — you'd think owner Dan Snyder would be on his best behavior.
But despite a dismal 1-3 record and a long history of decisions that have alienated fans, the Redskins have crossed yet another line with their latest PR snafu: expired beer. During last night's 45-14 loss to the New York Giants, the Redskins served a World Cup-themed Bud Light that was "past its freshness date" by at least three months:
The Washington Post reports that the expired World Cup-branded beers have been served at FedEx Stadium since Washington's home opener on September 14. The Redskins have a history with these kinds of cost-cutting measures; in 2006, the team was dinged for selling peanuts acquired from an airline that had gone bankrupt a year earlier.