The pro-Joe Paterno voices are heard
Reader response supporting the former Penn State football coach was overwhelming
Hypocritical protectionism is dangerous.
I'm not surprised that my column on Joe Paterno elicited such a strong reaction. I anticipated that, since the story is centered on his knowledge of and reaction to the alleged sexual abuse of children.
But I didn't anticipate that the majority of the nearly 1,400 emails I received in response to it would express strong support and sympathy for Paterno.
I see an irony here in that a lot of the people who responded in support of ...
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