In Tuesdays editorial, the CDT characterized Bill OBriens comment that Its not about the money as a bit disingenuous.
I find this contention to be, well, a bit disingenuous.
I am fairly certain someone at the CDT either attended or watched the news conference live. Therefore, that reporter would know that OBrien made his statement in the context of disputing some members of the press who cynically attributed his motives for responding to expressions of interest in him by NFL teams as motivated by an intent to gain salary leverage with Penn State.
He disputed this media supposition by explaining that his recent conversations with NFL organizations were authentically based and very much intrinsic to achieving what he considers the highest level of coaching (his stated profession) not a maneuver to attract more money from his current employer.
He never indicated that money is not a factor in considering job choice, as the CDT editorial claims. In fact, later in the news conference, he acknowledged that most people, including himself, would like a raise in their future.
James Welsh State College