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Rhetoricians on Sandusky


Submitted by syntaxfactory on November 20, 2011 - 8:13pm


From: http://silvertonguetimes.com/2011/11/10/sanduskyscanda/

"That said, I think that this means that focusing on Paterno’s character and/or the consequences of his termination for his legacy dodges the real issue. If most of the people involved (even excepting the two who face criminal charges for their role in the cover-up) did what they were “supposed” to do by reporting to their immediate superior, then it’s that supposition that needs to be interrogated. If the structure of an organization is such that multiple people can fulfill their responsibilities within the organization and something this horrible can still go on, then debate about the individuals involved distracts from how broken of a structure that obviously is. And that’s something worth taking to the streets to fix."

Good work.

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