Colonia "I don't really care about his battle with cancer, honestly. He later used his illness as a shield behind which he could do whatever he wanted from a PR perspective, and it worked wonderfully. Politicians do this stuff, too, as do most narcissists. And the gullible fall for it. You need a hero? Pick someone who actually is one. Being a cancer survivor does not automatically make you a good or honest person"
Well I don't care that you don't care about Armstrongs cancer battle
You seem to be making a lot of presumtions about me . I think you need to read what I have said and not try and nit pick me into some kind of Armstrong worshiper. How did he use a shield? He doped in privacy. Most of the riders doping never got caught. He did not need the Livestrong foundation has a shield to cover up his doping antics. He has never tested positive,as have loads of riders. He did use his profile to start a cancer foundation that has been helpful to a lot of people. He did not set up Livestrong to cover up is doping antics
In my opinion the mistake Armstrong made and I have said this in past posts is that he should have owned up when he retired . Now it's gone to far and I doubt if he ever will confess . He can defend himself against all these claims if you break them down and thats what he will do . I would not be surprised if he sets up a major interview and counters all these charges.
Doping always has been part of cycling/sport and Armstrong is no worse or better than any other doped rider .
You do have a choice to dope or not and if you dope you have to live with it . Thats what makes you the person you are.