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The alternating threats toward, and defense of Penn State’s Joe Paterno statue belie the fact that the monument is fast becoming the spiritual cousin of the Saddam Statue in Firdos Square. In this version, the coach looks like he’s running for the first cab out of town.
(credit: Chris Gardner/Getty Images caption: A statue of former Penn State head coach Joe Paterno is seen November 19, 2011 at Beaver Stadium in State College, Pennsylvania.)
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