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Trump's Thesis: Joe Paterno is alive.
Popular opinion: Joe Paterno is not alive.
Trump's Statement: "How's Joe Paterno? Are we going to bring that back?" said Trump. "How about that whole deal." This obviously a huge concern for Trump who is a big fan of the coach and did at least know when Paterno was fired and was very upset.
Joe Paterno's family should sue the idiots @PennState that made that ridiculous deal--and commissioned the one sided report.— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) September 4, 2012
A quick search on "The Google" turned up this:
Also, the New York Times reported in 2012 that Paterno had died. And this search also debunked any rumors that Lynn Swann was still a Steelers wide receiver (upper left):
And finally, we uncovered this photographic evidence of Paterno wearing a halo. As we all know, Jesus doesn't hand these out to the living.
Conclusion: After our extensive investigation, City Paper can only come to two conclusions:
1. Joe Paterno is definitely dead
2. Donald Trump is probably an idiot
Editor's Note: Trump's campaign says he was talking about the Paterno statue removal from school property. Check out Ashley Murray's video and decide for yourself.