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Sunday, August 26, 2012

Lance Armstrong doping campaign exposes USADA’s hypocrisy [Washington Post]


View Photo Gallery — USADA says Armstrong will be banned from cycling: The U.S. Anti-Doping Agency says it will recommend that Lance Armstrong be stripped of his titles.

First of all, Lance Armstrong is a good man. There’s nothing that I can learn about him short of murder that would alter my opinion on that. Second, I don’t know if he’s telling the truth when he insists he didn’t use performance-enhancing drugs in the Tour de France — never have known. I do know that he beat cancer fair and square, that he’s not the mastermind criminal the U.S. Anti-Doping Agency makes him out to be, and that the process of stripping him of his titles reeks.
federal judge wrote last week, “USADA’s conduct raises serious questions about whether its real interest in charging Armstrong is to combat doping, or if it is acting according to less noble motives.” You don’t say. Then when is a judge, or better yet Congress, going to do something about it?

[Keep reading at Washington Post]

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