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Lance Armstrong quote taken down from wall at U.S. Olympic Training Center (photo)

Oct 18, 2012, 11:22 AM EDT

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File photo of seven-time Tour de France winner Lance Armstrong at Tour of California in Visalia Reuters

Let’s not get into all the background details of the Lance Armstrong controversy, OK? It’s way too early, at least on the West Coast, and I haven’t had my morning Saline and plasma infusions. Suffice it to say that he’s majorly busted, and sponsors are fleeing him in great stampeding herds.

How big is the rush for organizations to distance themselves from Lance? They’re even taking down his quotes from the sides of buildings. Here’s what’s going on right now over at the U.S. Olympic Training Center. They’re removing the Armstrong quote:

“I was sure to come under heavy attack by my adversaries, but what they didn’t know is how specifically and hard I had trained for this part of the race. It was time to show them.”

Yes, all Lace Armstrong quotes now have that extra helping of irony, which makes them at once sad and hilarious — a rare combination. His old Nike commercials are a prime example.

In ancient Egypt, Pharaohs who lost favor with the people had their names and images chiseled off of all public buildings and monuments. Will future generations know who Lance Armstrong was? Some say yes. And his he has 3.7 million Twitter followers agree.