By his own admission, Joe Paterno knew what Sandusky was doing and did not do what was necessary in order to stop him from claiming more victims. Regardless of how deeply he was involved in the organization's cover up, he still did not do the right thing. The case isn't over. There are probably going to be more charges coming for those other adults who didn't do the right thing, so I don't see how you can say Paterno is being made the scapegoat.
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