11/16/2011 12:40 pm ET Updated Jan 15, 2012

What Do Groucho Marx and Jerry Sandusky Now Have in Common?

Groucho Marx originated the quote "Who do you believe, me or your lying eyes?" In last night's NBC interview, Jerry Sandusky took the Penn State pedophile scandal from the disgusting into the surreal when he made the same assertion as Groucho Marx. He was allegedly seen sodomizing a 10-year-old boy by none other than Assistant Coach (for now) Mike McQueary. And yet last night, Sandusky could say with a straight face that he didn't victimize anyone.

At least Groucho Marx was only acting in a movie when he made the "lying eyes" quote. What is Sandusky's reasoning for using the same defense? I personally have no idea, but I'd give anything to have his brain studied in the name of science.