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Would you like to see Lance Armstrong come clean?

Asked by gondwanalon (15334points) October 13th, 2012

There is no doubt that Armstrong’s cancer foundation has done so much good for the world. However, this does not compensate for being a liar, cheat and a fraud.

Do you think that Lance Armstrong should come clean about his using performance enhancing drugs throughout is professional cycling career?

The case presented by the United States Anti-Doping Agency (USADA) against Lance Armstrong for using banded performance enhancing substances (PES) is very strong. Eleven of Armstrong’s team-mates (including Levi Leipheimer, Christian Vande Velde, David Zabriskie, George Hincapie, Floyd Landis) have submitted testimony stating that they routinely witnessed Armstrong using banned substance. There is no reason for all of his team-mate (as well as a couple non-cycling friends) would submit false statement about Armstrong’s PES usage.

Think about it. If you were wrongly accused of using PES while winning the Tour de France 7 times (and a couple Olympic medals) , then wouldn’t you fight it with everything thing that you have? That is what an innocent athlete would do. Instead Armstrong dropped his defense and arrogantly claimed the charges against him as a “witch hunt”.

I would forgive Armstrong if he would be man enough to own up to what he did. He would regain respect for having the strength to do that. As it is now, he is a pathetic shell of a man who continues to live a lie.

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