Columbus Ohio Changes Its Name To Columbo

(Columbo, OH) In keeping with evolving public sentiment, the former city of Columbus in the state of Ohio today announced it has changed its name to Columbo, Ohio, effective immediately.

Speaking from the steps of City Hall on West Broad Street, Mayor Ginther said this was a great day for Columbo. Representatives of indigenous groups said they were unsure about renaming the city after yet another white male of Italian origin, but conceded that, you couldn’t do any better than the bumbling detective make famous by the late Peter Falk.

“I mean, who doesn’t love Columbo?”

There were some grumblings from locals that Columbo has no connection to the metropolis formerly known as Columbus, but that issue was soon cleared up.

“A quick google search shows the Peugeot driven by Columbo in the NBC series ended up in Ohio after being sold off, which is good enough for us.”

HELP KEEP THE SATIRE COMING!

36 Comments on "Columbus Ohio Changes Its Name To Columbo"

  1. I’ve had it with all the fake canoes. Columbo isn’t even a real person. I dunt think 🤔 God bless are cuntry. Protect us from the lefty snowflakes ❄️

  2. Jason Stone | July 4, 2020 at 7:17 am | Reply

    “Just ONE last thing….” this is SATIRE!

    I do wonder if all these posters are serious or are having their own incredibly satirical laugh of their own on US! Hopefully the later…but probably NOT. 🙄

  3. Just one more thing

  4. The comments here are proof that a scary percentage of people believe as true what their told by the media. THIS media has proclaimed outright that it’s SATIRE! The bread and circuses crowd is alarmingly deceivable. Keep your powder dry……….

  5. The biggest thing we’ve lost in the pst few years is a sense of humor

  6. I have an idea. Why don’t we take down all statues. For get history!!! And I mean all, from black, natively American, etc. then everyone will be happy. What is wrong with people. That would please all the stupid people.

  7. Ginther needs to resign! He is a joke!
    This crap has to stop! Our country is taking a beating!
    Stop the madness!

  8. Are you kidding me? This crap has gone too far!! The more you cowtauw to these ridiculous ideas, the worse it will become. Stop being afraid of ‘words’. Everyone has a history and you can’t erase it by changing words. It’s unfortunate that these things happened hundreds of years ago, and a bad few still partake in the cruelty. We are very sorry that they happened, but changing words is not going to change people’s thoughts and prejudices. We are all equal no matter what color, and the more you dredge prejudices up, the longer it will stay in the forefront. Stop keeping it alive, and don’t change the words. Stupid idea!!

    • Iam a retired combat soldier who fought for this country and couldn’t agree more with Janet ! I grew up in the city streets of Cleveland so I knew nothing of race growing up and then joining the military i knew nothing but the color green and the red white and blue. While I understand the pain and anguish the black community has had to endure over hundreds of years , we are not hundreds of years old. Erasing our history doesn’t change anything, matter of fact it is erasing the history of alot of black mens lives who fought for this country and their freedom , who started a movement a long time ago . I dont know what is happening to this world anymore , but its not good !

    • “Everyone has a history and you can’t erase it by changing words” says the person who just invented “cowtauw”

      You told me not to be afraid of words, but that’s scaring the hell out of me. 🤣🤣🤣

  9. This should have been voted on by the people of Columbus and not an impulsive decision from a moron!

  10. Theodore Relic | June 22, 2020 at 12:41 pm | Reply

    Uh, can no one actually READ and THINK these days? For crying out loud, even the name of the BLOG says they are a “SATIRICAL” blog! In this misbegotten age of Trump, have people only learned to react instead of THINK!?

  11. I want to leave this country I am sick of all the crying People have died for this country These people who don’t appreciate it but are still there with their hand oout don’t give them anything then we will all be equal

  12. Joseph Brandabur | June 22, 2020 at 10:31 am | Reply

    Eter Faulk who played Columbo,his parents were Jewish Hungarian..

  13. Why??? That’s all I want to know!!! Why??? What does this have to do with anything?? Shouldn’t this be voted on by the people who live in Columbus?? How can the mayor make this decision. This is America not some dictatorship

  14. Why??? That’s all I want to know!!! Why??? What does this have to do with anything?? Shouldn’t this be voted on by the people who live in Columbus?? How can the mayor make this decision. This is America not some dictatorship

  15. What has become of our country?! We should all be ashamed.

  16. It should be changed to Asinine, Ohio

  17. I thought this was supposed to be real news, not FAKE… If I wanted a comic book I would buy one… If I want news….Guess I need to go somewhere else.

  18. Barbara. Charles | June 22, 2020 at 9:45 am | Reply

    Just leave things alone this is crazy

  19. Y I u doing that? What is the logical reason, on y u would change it now if all times?

  20. Then I demand my city’s name be changed! I don’t want it associated with Penn State’s perv Jerry!
    P.S. I’m from Sandusky, Ohio LOL

  21. Why ? This is the dumbest thing I’ve ever heard !! Stupid just Stupid !!

  22. Seems appropriate with all the bumbling idiots in government!

  23. Kenneth Weinkauf | June 22, 2020 at 9:05 am | Reply

    I for one am not recognizing such an absurd decision. The mayor can decide anything he wants to. Doesn’t mean we have to agree with him

  24. FederalCase7 | June 22, 2020 at 7:40 am | Reply

    I thought we were fighting the ‘fake news’.You do not help matters.

  25. Please read the source. Breaking Burgh is a satirical blog.

  26. Are you kidding me?

  27. Beyond absurd. This country has gone totally mad.

  28. I guess it’s a unique name that will attract tourists curiosity

  29. You’re a bunch of fucking idiots!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

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