Lance Armstrong said Saturday he was losing no sleep despite the threat of a federal investigation into alleged doping practices casting a cloud over his stunning career. “It has no effect on my life – zero,” said the American.
You are alone in that, Mr. Armstrong. If you are convicted, it will hurt many.
How many of those stricken with cancer have looked up to you, sir? How many children put your poster on their wall?
Have you no shame, sir? Have you no decency?
I won’t quote or select passages from the latest Sports Illustrated article. You should read it in full. It is available here: The Case Against Lance Armstrong.
What does it mean? It means everything.
If just two of the allegations contained therein are true (and – crucially – are proved true), then the damage in this case will spin out far past Armstrong. The SI story implicates not just Armstrong’s inner circle but also the United States Olympic Committee and the clinical drug trial system.
Boom. Business class seems to be fine for Mr. Jeff Novitzky.by