Skip to comments.Joe Paterno’s Fall
Posted on 11/07/2011 5:01:07 PM PST by MinorityRepublican
Sandusky (left, in a 1999 photo) is charged with sexual abuse of eight boys
Could it be that on some deep and horrible psychological level, it was precisely the fact of Joe Paternos moral authorityand God, did he have it, not only as much as anyone in college football, but as much as any prominent person in America in any fieldthat enabled this revolting daisy chain of denial to exist at Penn State? Because, after all, he was a great man. A great moral man. Great moral men dont hire depraved monsters. Great moral men dont let things like this happen in their orbit. Great moral men take care of these things. But he didnt. This kind of thing could have happened at any university. But it could have happened the exact way it did only at Penn State, where everyone, from that cowed janitor to the president, takes his cues from Coach.
Let us first be blunt about the facts at hand, because some media outlets resort to the kind of euphemism that appallingly softens the blow of what Jerry Sandusky is alleged to have done to Victim 2, as he is called in the grand-jury report Forgive my language, but here at the Beast we are permitted these very occasional lapses, so let me say it plainly, the better to ensure that we all understand just how shocking and sickening this is: On the evening of March 1, 2002, Sandusky, it is alleged, was raping a 10-year-old boy in his anus. A 10-year-old boy. In the very showers used by the Nittany Lions players.
(Excerpt) Read more at thedailybeast.com ...
I’ve never had any use for Paterno. He had an interview years ago where he said that his football program built character in the players.
I’ve always wondered what he’d think of one of his players trapping a catch on the field and, knowing that it was incomplete, accepting a referee’s decision that it was complete.
That, in and of itself, is morally wrong. But not to JoPa . . . Now, we all know that that player’s team mates would kick his butt for his honesty, but, to knowingly accept an incomplete pass as complete to me is horse-hockey . . . especially if you’re being taught “character” as JoPa put it.
So, nothing would surprise me with this empty suit if he gets in trouble for being involved with the coverup of this pervert. Sorry, but at his shrine, I do not worship!
I hate it because Bowen got shit canned also..
Like I said in another thread: If someone comes to me and says they saw something “inappropriate” in the shower’s (with a kid) with my assistant coach, don’t ya’ think I would pry for more detail as to what took place?
JoePa is lying through his teeth.
His statement was probably written by his lawyer.
Pedophiles are sneaky.. else they wouldn’t last long..
Groups of pedophiles are sneaky and “connected”...
I say “waterboard” Sandusky.. because there may be and probably are others..
At the least he should lie detected and de-briefed for info..
Possibly pedophilia is worse then “treason”...
The Penn State Pedophile Saga continues...
Moral reprobates, every damn one of them that enabled this child molesting deviant.
This article is very badly written and hard to read.
Sandusky wasn't sneaky. He was seen various times in Paterno's showers with young boys.
If you have any doubt, read the indictment to see how Sandusky groomed these boys just like all pedophiles do. People testified that Paterno knew the truth and from what I’ve read, he is also guilty of failing to act.
By being too stubborn to retire, he’s probably going to end up being the sacrificial one, saving higher-ups at Penn State from further culpability.
Personally, I think Paterno is selfish and power-mad. He should retire.
I think the AD is already gone.
You're a moron.
He requested administrative leave.
Of course. We all know that cheating is part of the game.
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