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What should the people at the Vigil be called?

Someone mentioned on the Remembering Joseph Vincent Paterno thread that NPR referred to them as Joe Paterno loyalists. I went to see if it was on Morning Edition, but it must have just been a news clip. And I'm not sure if it was local NPR news or network. I guess it doesn't really matter. The only thing on NPR's website about it is an AP story, which as an outsider, I thought was pretty balanced.

The AP used the word supporters. I guess it is me, but I don't see loyalists as worse. I saw many folks on the original thread talk about loyalty. I don't see that as the same as calling you cultists, which I did hear on local sports talk here.

Anyhow, just curious what you think those who went to the vigil should be called.

I created a Fanpost because I didn't want to create an argument on the original thread out of respect for its purpose.



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