The Sandusky guilty verdict arrived late last night here in State College, Pennsylvania, my home now for the more than a decade. The jury's verdict sends a clear message to and from residents of Centre County, the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, and the entire nation -- pedophiles are a public menace that decent people in society will neither tolerate nor forgive.
Gerald Arthur "Jerry" Sandusky (1944- ) [Photo: Centre County Correctional Facility]
Sandusky will spend the rest of his life in prison, which is fitting. My heart goes out to the victims, and especially those who courageously stepped forward to confront Sandusky face-to-face in court. Our community is rid of a scoundrel...