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The True Scandal of Lance Armstrong: Enough Free Passes for Role Models

Joe296 Wrote: Jan 16, 2013 8:48 AM
I agree wholeheartedly! I am sick of all these so called celebrities behaving in an atrocious manner and then going on these "apology tours" and everything is forgiven. To hell with them. They are only contrite when they get caught!! They all knew that what they got caught doing was wrong while they were doing it. They are just playing the public for suckers. People like Oprah are just willing enablers. I have zero respect for them either. Don't give these jerks any publicity. She is just trying to get publicity for her failing network.

Another day. Another scandal. Another high-profile celebrity headed to Oprah’s couch to express contrition and try to resuscitate his image. Today it’s Lance Armstrong, but tomorrow it will be someone else -- which is why I believe it’s time to say enough is enough. No more free passes for our children’s role models.

I don’t know Lance Armstrong and apparently nobody else really did either. What I knew was the same cynically constructed fairy tale that he sold all of us: the inspirational story of a young cyclist who nearly died from cancer and was resurrected through the miracles of modern...