Gregg Doyel at CBS Sports has our backs.
Everyone wants to move on from the Sandusky story, and not just us because we get triggered by it. The normals want it over too; the taboo demands it.
But Gregg Doyel isn't one of those normals. He instinctively goes out of his way to defend us, to empathize with us, and pick fights on our behalf. Frankly, he's kind of awesome.
His new column starts:
"Joe Paterno's statue has to come down. That's clear today, now that CNN has released emails that bury Paterno and his Penn State cronies with their own dirty words."
Regarding the taboo, at the pivot point in his column, Doyel writes this:
"That CNN story is bad, people. It's so bad, I'm writing about this scandal again, for the third time in a week, and I didn't want to do it. I don't want to write it, you don't want to read it, most of us just want to do what those 10 victims and their families will never be able to do -- move on.
"But how can we move on? Did you see what Paterno and his cronies did? Did you see what some of them wrote?"
It's rare for a normal to get it; especially a jock sports journalist, of all people. But Gregg Doyel gets it, and he has our backs.
Full column here: http://www.cbssports.com/collegefootball...-face-reckoning