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Old 11-20-12, 16:30
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Oprah is only a phone call away.
She retired awhile ago. I don't think there's enough hand-sanitizer in her studio for her to handle this one; particularly after Marion Jones....
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Old 11-20-12, 17:08
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I think Lance would fit in better on the Honey Boo Boo show, than Oprah.
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Old 11-20-12, 17:45
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I will never buy his $%^&

This has probably been posted elsewhere but
http://reader.roopstigo.com/view/roo...8/#/chapter/1/

I was going to point out that Armstrong's eventual memoirs will surely be quickly available as a file-sharing download, but I didn't want to stir up the debate:

Would that fact that Armstrong cheated us justify us cheating to avoid paying for a book by Armstrong...that would essentially be about his cheating?
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Old 11-20-12, 20:18
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His book, if one was written, would not have the appeal of a Cancer survivor's winning against all the odds.

It would be about a self-promoting fraud who denied all until there was no truth left untold. Then he would try to spin it in a way that rationalizes all of his misdeeds.

Not a bestseller anywhere.
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His book, if one was written, would not have the appeal of a Cancer survivor's winning against all the odds.

It would be about a self-promoting fraud who denied all until there was no truth left untold. Then he would try to spin it in a way that rationalizes all of his misdeeds.

Not a bestseller anywhere.
Correct.

He is irrelevant...exposed.
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Old 11-20-12, 21:20
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Correct.

He is irrelevant...exposed.
If he wrote a real tell-all book revealing all the sordid details of his cycling career and how he doped and conspired you don't think that would be a best-seller?

Tyler Hamilton's book is a best-seller, an Armstrong book in the same vein would outsell it for sure.
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If he wrote a real tell-all book revealing all the sordid details of his cycling career and how he doped and conspired you don't think that would be a best-seller?

Tyler Hamilton's book is a best-seller, an Armstrong book in the same vein would outsell it for sure.
That will never happen.

He has no integrity or reason or capacity to own up to what he did.

Armstrong doesn't have a fraction of what it takes to do what Tyler did.
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Old 11-20-12, 22:34
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That will never happen.

He has no integrity or reason or capacity to own up to what he did.

Armstrong doesn't have a fraction of what it takes to do what Tyler did.
+1 for this. The background story of the author is important also. The majority wouldn't waste their money on an Armstrong book.
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If he wrote a real tell-all book revealing all the sordid details of his cycling career and how he doped and conspired you don't think that would be a best-seller?

Tyler Hamilton's book is a best-seller, an Armstrong book in the same vein would outsell it for sure.
There are laws in the US that prohibit a felon from profiting off of his or her stories. If LA ever gets to the point in which he could be honest in a book, he will have already committed a felony, leaving the point moot.
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Old 11-21-12, 03:04
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There are laws in the US that prohibit a felon from profiting off of his or her stories. If LA ever gets to the point in which he could be honest in a book, he will have already committed a felony, leaving the point moot.
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