Take another crack at Seattle Kraken name

Kraken? What is that, a takeoff on Cracker Jacks, Crackpots, Crackheads?

Why not something more indigenous to the city like: The Seattle Homeless? The Seattle Tents? The Seattle Looters? The Seattle Tear Gas? The Seattle Water Cannons? The Seattle Riot? The Seattle Defunders?

Come on people! What?

Robert Van den Akker

Monroe

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