Lance Armstrong-Winfrey Interview: How Honest Was He?

Christine Brennan discusses the cyclist's admission that he used performance-enhancing drugs.
1:28 | 01/18/13

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Let's get more from "usa today" columnist and abc contributor, christine brennan. The admission came in the first 90 seconds. But in the 90 minutes, no real apology. If he could look worse, lance armstrong did look worse last night. It was a lose-lose going in. I think he did more harm than good to his reputation. And he just looked cold-blooded and cutthroat and ruthless. More of a tactical career move. I guess. But for what? He's going to have to go so far beyond what he did last night if he even wants to consider reducing that lifetime ban to eight years. Let's go through that. For him to reduce it, he has to go to the doping agency, under oath, and admit everything, all the details. Exactly. Chapter and verse. New names. New documents, everything. The things he was so reluctant or to go into conversations, with much a broad brush. Like neal, you've covered lance armstrong for an awful e. How do you explain this move at this time? He should have gone away for five years. This is like bernie madoff coming back after three months. Or richard nixon coming back after three months. No one wants to hear from those people so soon. This was a major miscalculation in the career of lance armstrong. Now, to betsy andreu, his husband was lance armstrong's

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