Many people are upset that Chris Horner was passed over when Team Astana selected the Tour de France team. I can't imagine the extreme disappointment that Horner felt. He asked to be released from Astana so he could try to join another team's squad, but Astana's team director Johan Bruyneel denied him.
Steve Hill has his commentary and links out to more articles. See also Velonews: Horner left off Astana Tour roster.
The Tour de France 2009 begins this weekend.