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Charles Pierce with a Strong Statement about Penn State

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We're quick to blame in America. We're also quick to want to move on. I think that Charles Pierce nails it in this piece. It's worth reading the whole article, but this section is dead on in my mind: "There will now be a decade or more of criminal trials, and perhaps a quarter-century or more of civil actions, as a result of what went on at Penn State. These things cannot be prayed away. Let us hear nothing about "closure" or about "moving on." And God help us, let us not hear a single mumbling word about how football can help the university "heal." (Lord, let the Alamo Bowl be an instrument of your peace.) This wound should be left open and gaping and raw until the very last of the children that Jerry Sandusky is accused of raping somehow gets whatever modicum of peace and retribution can possibly be granted to him."

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