[Content Note: Rape culture; sex abuse of children. Video may autoplay at link.]
Last night at a rally in Pittsburgh, Donald Trump said this fucking garbage: "I know a lot about Pennsylvania, and it's great. How's Joe Paterno? We're gonna bring that back? Right? ...How 'bout that whole deal?"
In case you've forgotten, Joe Paterno was the head football coach at Penn State, who covered up coach Jerry Sandusky's sexual assault of ten boys. Sandusky was sentenced to 30-60 years in prison, and Paterno was forced out of his position and died two months later.
Trump, according to his campaign, was not talking about bringing back Joe Paterno, but the statue of him which was removed after his disgrace.
Which, you know, makes what Trump said marginally less stupid, but doesn't really make it better, since the statue still honors a dude who abetted the systematic sex abuse of children.
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[CN: Video may autoplay at link] In other news: "The state attorney's office in Palm Beach County, Florida, will not prosecute Donald Trump's campaign manager Corey Lewandowski for battery, according to sources familiar with the case." You may recall Trump defending Lewandowski using every move from the Rape Apologia 101 playbook.