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Times says Lance Armstrong is ‘biggest charlatan in sport’ 600,000 times

by | 7th, September 2012

THE Times continues it mission of revenge on Lance Armstrong, the cyclist who successfully sued the paper for suggesting he was something less than honest. Simon Barnes asks the rhetorical question: “Who is the greatest charlatan in sport?”

It is a question that takes on new and urgent relevance with the latest revelations about Lance Armstrong. By charlatan, I mean hypocrite, phony, faker and humbug — a person who lays claim to conspicuous virtue with no intention at all of trying to attain it.

Armstrong took £600,000 of the Times’s cash. Not that they’re bitter:

1 Lance Armstrong In the end the glory, and the title has to go to Lance.

No prize for guessing the identity of the man in first place. He got there on merit.



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