The not-so-fine line
It's impossible to separate Lance Armstrong's sins from the good he has done
IT HAS BEEN, at least in the icon department, a costly summer. The monument of Joe Paterno, in physical and astral form, has been removed. Now the legend of Lance Armstrong has fallen too.
Paterno failed to live up to the myth of his ideals when it mattered most; Armstrong was finally exposed as a common cheat. But they weren't the ones most damaged by their spectacular falls. Those who invested in them, cared about them -- the truest believers who defended their ...
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