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Penn State made national headlines after former defensive coordinator Jerry Sandusky was accused of sexual misconduct with eight young boys. So, understandably, former Republican vice presidential candidate Sarah Palin felt like she had to weigh in.
And it went about as well as you'd expect.
During an appearance on "On The Record With Greta Van Susteren" Tuesday night, Palin had a foot-in-mouth comment after being asked her thoughts about presidential candidate Rick Santorum saying Penn State should not be allowed to play in a bowl game.
Here's what she said:
"It's not the player's fault that they have a perverted, former assistant coach. I would like to see the players not suffer more than they have suffered. As for the perp, and perps, though, that allowed the sinfulness to go on as they had allowed in the past, you know, I say about this assistant coach, Sandusky--hang him from the highest tree, I'll bring the rope. I think it's pathetic, i...
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Pennsylvania lawyers with experience in similar litigation say the matter raises new and complicated legal issues.
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The world around Penn State and former coach Jerry Sandusky is crumbling at a rapid rate. Sandusky was interviewed last night by Bob Costas on NBC and it sure didn't help his cause in my opinion.Sandusky is not the world's greatest speaker in the first place, so the entire interview sounded like one big lie. In addition to his all over the place answers, Sandusky's...
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Additional layers were added to the Jerry Sandusky child-sex abuse scandal at Penn State recently with a pair of Mike McQueary emails surfacing Monday and Tuesday. In the first email, sent to friends and former teammates, the in-limbo Nittany Lions assistant insisted that he “didn’t just turn and run” after allegedly witnessing Sandusky sodomizing a 10-year-old…
Even Bob Costas is surprised that former assistant Penn State football coach Jerry Sandusky spoke to him about child sex-abuse allegations. Costas said Tuesday on MSNBC's "Morning Joe" that he was about to speak to Sandusky's lawyer the previous evening. Just before it was to start, the lawyer offered up Sandusky on the telephone -- and about 15 minutes later, Costas was...
A police chief says his department didn't receive reports from a Penn State graduate assistant who testified to a grand jury that he saw a former defensive coordinator raping a boy in the team showers in 2002. State College police Chief Tom King says Mike McQueary didn't make a report to his department about Jerry Sandusky.