Even if we go only with what has been presented, Mr. Paterno chose to be ignorant. He could have asked what made the incident "disturbing". He did not. He could have become this child's advocate and defender, marching MMcQ to the Spanier's office and telling him, Penn State's HR and administration, "Report this now, or I will, and I will resign." If he had done that, JoePA and Penn State would have set and example of all the virtues he exemplified during his career. He did not. He chose ignorance, and so chose Sandusky and football and child abuse.
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