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Go, Joe

I was scanning the TV airwaves earlier tonight when I hit a SportsCenter segment about the horrible mess at Penn State. The announcer was reading a statement Joe Paterno had given earlier in the day. In it, Paterno said (in part):

“At this moment the Board of Trustees should not spend a single minute discussing my status. They have far more important matters to address."

My immediate response was "You arrogant p***k." Apparently, the university's board of trustees thought the same thing tonight when they canned him.

In another part of his statement, Paterno said, "I want to make this as easy for them [the trustees] as I possibly can." That was mighty thoughtful of him!

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anita_margarita
Nov. 10th, 2011 04:29 am (UTC)
How any of them can show their faces in public, I do not know. And he wanted to finish the season? WTF???
patrick_vecchio
Nov. 10th, 2011 12:24 pm (UTC)
We live in a country where the idea of "shame" has disappeared.
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