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Rand Paul’s alleged plagiarism?

As a high school English and creative writing teacher and adjunct college composition instructor who is constantly telling students that plagiarism is a serious offense on all levels of professional life, I have to share this New York Times article: “Senator Rand Paul Faces New Charges of Plagiarism.” According to the article, Kentucky’s leading libertarian has had passages in his speeches that are identical to passages that appear in Wikipedia entries for popular movies, and now it appears that portions of a recent op-ed that he wrote have identical phrasing to… Read more Rand Paul’s alleged plagiarism?