Saturday, July 21, 2012

Billy Reed on Penn State football: "Universities do not exist mainly to sponsor teams."

Billy Reed still can bring it. His essay at comes close to matching the gold standard set by Charles Pierce last fall: Penn State child rape deception: "One more lie to maintain the preposterously lucrative unreality of college athletics."

Reed: Death to Penn State Football, by Billy Reed

In the name of simple decency, Penn State needs to give itself the death penalty. Cancel the 2012 football season. It won’t begin to atone for the atrocities that the late Joe Paterno refused to see through his thick glasses, but it will be a symbolic gesture that shows the university understands how disgusting and shameful the tragedy is.

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