City Paper is not for tourists
Yesterday, Rep. Tom Davis was among the lawmakers demanding further investigation of Miguel Tejada.
Davis et al want to know if Tejada lied when he said he didn’t use performance enhancing drugs. Pretty soon, they’re going to get a chance to entrap Roger Clemens.
Well, if Congress has decided that the sports world is where the government’s investigative powers are most needed, and is so eager to turn its hearings into episodes of “Moment of Truth,”, and is really intent on clearing up questions about who’s using what performance enhancers, well, why stop with Tejada and Clemens?
Why stop with baseball?
Why not go after the Biggest Kahuna of all the alleged drug cheats: Lance Armstrong?
Unlike Tejada, Armstrong has represented America and been named to various White House panels.
By the evidentiary standard used in the Mitchell Report — where, basically, if one hanger on says you’re guilty, you’re guilty — Armstrong looks a helluva lot guiltier than Clemens.
So let’s really get this show going. Bring in Lance Armstrong and put him under oath.
Or, better yet, stop the circus…