"PlanB, when Lance was an up and coming Jr he was nicknamed "WonderBoy". When Lance became a Pro the term "Lance Effect" came into being. There were very good reasons for those terms."
So true! When you're right, dang you are right. In the same way, there is now very good reason for the press to refer to your Precious as "Disgraced Texan", and to his cycling achievements as, "...the most outrageous, cold-hearted and elaborate lie in the history of sports.”
I think these shoes will fit just fine.
As for the topic, I was assuming that SOL and his cohorts had finally drunk the Kool Aid. No not assuming, hoping is better.