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How Lance Armstrong Lied
to the World (Including Me)

Daily Beast, by Howard Kurtz

Original Article

Posted By:Pluperfect, 1/6/2013 4:42:43 AM

Lance Armstrong lied to me. Twice. I know, I’ve got plenty of company. He lied to other journalists, racing officials, his fans, and anyone else who would listen in denying that he used illegal substances in winning his cycling titles. Now comes an orchestrated leak to the New York Times in which Armstrong seems about to fess up, “according to several people with direct knowledge of the situation.” He has “told associates associates and antidoping officials,” says the paper, “that he is considering publicly admitting that he used banned performance-enhancing drugs and blood transfusions during his cycling career.”

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: Japanorama, 1/6/2013 5:12:52 AM     (No. 9101060)

He´s got his millions. Now he´s seeking to profit even more from his perfidy.


Reply 2 - Posted by: Johnny Angle, 1/6/2013 6:13:02 AM     (No. 9101097)

This reminds me of bodybuilding - were there any "clean" high level bicyclists? I don´t know, but have they checked everyone else? If you say that doesn´t matter, I understand, but I am curious.


   

 

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Reply 3 - Posted by: Sfacheem, 1/6/2013 6:42:04 AM     (No. 9101123)

Howie, you´re a liberal. When it comes to allowing yourself to be lied to you are a true professional. Spare me the incredulity.


Reply 4 - Posted by: kanphil, 1/6/2013 6:51:59 AM     (No. 9101132)

I don´t know whether he cheated or not, but I would bet that he did nothing worse than any of the other high performing cyclists. Any one of them could been picked out of the lineup for prosecution(persecution?). But Armstrong is an American. He won what the world has long considered to be a European, primarily French, event. The goal of beating up Armstrong was to discourage Americans from competing and put the Europeans firmly back in control of the Tour. It may be that Armstrong is going to ´fess up and in the process expose a whole bunch of Frenchies for doing the same thing. They´d best be careful what they wish for.


Reply 5 - Posted by: Janjan, 1/6/2013 7:18:43 AM     (No. 9101159)

Lance´s ´I´m so so sorry´ tear jerking book will no doubt be out soon (Which is what is really behind his upcoming confession. It´s in the script) and Kurtz will be first one in line for an autugraphed copy. Liberals secretly admire good liars and obviously don´t mind being lied to. Look how they fawn over the Clintons.


Reply 6 - Posted by: seal010101, 1/6/2013 7:21:54 AM     (No. 9101167)

The only way to solve the doping problem in any sport is to make it mandatory.


Reply 7 - Posted by: mws50, 1/6/2013 7:31:52 AM     (No. 9101177)

#6, or outlaw all needles and syringes.


   

 

  


 
Reply 8 - Posted by: philsner, 1/6/2013 7:40:04 AM     (No. 9101193)

Kurtz is an Obama voter. He clearly does not mind being lied to.


Reply 9 - Posted by: Chuzzles, 1/6/2013 8:21:40 AM     (No. 9101245)

#2,#3 sum it up for me. To quote the early SNL years, Howie, you are an ignorant slut.


Reply 10 - Posted by: nonsense, 1/6/2013 9:17:02 AM     (No. 9101351)

hee,hee #3, I´m with thee.


Reply 11 - Posted by: Jethro bo, 1/6/2013 9:48:51 AM     (No. 9101409)

Oh Howie, if only you and your fellow ´journalist´ took lying from politicians as seriously as lies from obscure sports´ athletes. Armstrong s lies did nothing to me or my family. But, Clinton, Obambi, Reid Piglosi and countless others have increased my taxes, destroy my children´s future and eliminated the US as a free country all the while lying their behinds off.



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