January 6, 2013

Governor’s suit an affront to victims

Just three days into 2013, we have a strong contender for Dunce of the Year. Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Corbett, a Republican, has done the impossible: made the NCAA a sympathetic figure and deepened the horror of the Penn State child-rape scandal. Corbett filed a federal antitrust lawsuit against the NCAA this week, claiming that the penalties it imposed on Penn State, which the university accepted in the aftermath of the scandal, are too “harsh.” Seriously.

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