Remembering that even this bastard is presumed innocent, it’s a quick transformation between a breaking news story and a corporate media storyline about said breaking news story. This is how torture becomes enhanced interrogation. You can see it happening with Penn State where child rape is turning into a human tragedy. Scores and scores of adults who knew and allowed child rape to go on for more than 15 years will carry on with their lives undisturbed. As farewell, the Box offers a few quotes for the record.
espn.go.com: Sandusky...was arrested Saturday on 40 counts of criminal sexual abuse involving eight boys — a ninth alleged victim came forward Tuesday...
The university’s online directory listed Sandusky...as an assistant professor emeritus of physical education in the Lasch building.
The grand jury investigating Sandusky found that he was given the office, a parking pass, and other amenities as part of his 1999 retirement package.
sportsillusrated.cnn.com: Penn State trustees statement: “Penn State has always strived for honesty, integrity, and the highest moral standards in all of its programs. We will not tolerate any violation of these principles. We educate over 95,000 students every year and we take this responsibility very seriously. We are dedicated to protecting those who are placed in our care....”
nydailynews.com: Sandusky had been told in 2002 not to bring minors to the campus, yet continued to run his Second Mile program for underprivileged children out of the Penn State athletic offices and was seen at least once in 2007 at practice with a young boy described in the grand jury report as “Victim 1.”
webcitation.org: Report of the Thirty-Third Statewide Investigating Grand Jury:
Page 1. Widely known as Jerry Sandusky, the subject of this investigation, founded the Second Mile program.... It was within the Second Mile program that Sandusky found his victims.
Sandusky was employed by Penn State for 23 years as the defensive coordinator...played football for four years at Penn State and coached a total of 32 years.
Page 2. ...the Grand Jury heard evidence that Sandusky indecently fondled Victim 1 on a number of occasions, performed oral sex on Victim 1 on a number of occasions, and had Victim 1 perform oral sex on him on at least one occasion. Victim 1 testified that he was 11 to 12 years old...
Page 6. ...the graduate assistant entered the locker room doors, he was surprised to find the light and showers on. He then heard rhythmic, slapping sounds. He believed the sounds to be those of sexual activity...he looked into the shower. He saw a naked boy, Victim 2, whose age he estimated to be ten years old, with his hands up against the wall, being subjected to anal intercourse by a naked Sandusky. The graduate assistant was shocked but noticed that both Victim 2 and Sandusky saw him (italics mine). The graduate assistant left immediately, distraught.
Associated Press: Then 28, McQueary was “distraught” after witnessing the alleged 2002 assault, according to the indictment. Yet it appears he may have continued to participate in fundraising events with Sandusky — including one held less than a month later.
deadspin.com: When Jerry Sandusky was initially arraigned...prosecutors requested $500,000 bail and that Sandusky be required to wear a leg monitor. District Judge Leslie Dutchcot, however, ordered that Sandusky be freed on $100,000 unsecured bail. She ordered that Sandusky be freed and pay nothing unless he failed to show up for a court hearing.
...according to her profile, Judge Dutchcot is a volunteer for Sandusky’s group, the Second Mile.
Report of the Thirty-Third Statewide Investigating Grand Jury:
Page 14. The investigation revealed the existence of Victim 4, a boy who was repeatedly subjected to Involuntary Deviate Sexual Intercourse and Indecent Assault at the Hands of Sandusky. The assaults took place on the Penn State University Park campus, in the football buildings, at Toftrees Golf Resort and Conference Center (“Toftrees”) in Center County, where the football team and staff stayed prior to home football games.... Victim 4 described Sandusky rubbing his genitals on Victim 4’s face and inserting his erect penis in Victim 4’s mouth.
newsok.com interview with Barry Switzer: “Having been in this profession a long time and knowing how close coaching staffs are, I knew that this was a secret that was kept secret,” Switzer said. “Everyone on that staff had to have known, the ones that had been around a long time.
“You think that a 13-year assistant...hasn’t told someone else?” Switzer said. “His wife? His father? People knew. The community knew.”