Rand Paul Accused Of Plagiarizing Speech From Wikipedia

American VoicesOpinion ISSUE 49•44 Oct 31, 2013

Rachel Maddow accused Sen. Rand Paul (R-KY) of plagiarizing four lines of a recent speech from the Wikipedia page on the 1997 film Gattaca, while others noted that Paul appeared to borrow several lines from the Wikipedia entry on the 1988 drama Stand and Deliver during a speech earlier this year. What do you think?

  • “I’m as mad as hell and I’m not going to take this anymore!”

    Alexa Keating –
    Granite Polisher

  • “I see how plagiarizing Wikipedia would be tempting. There are so many beautiful passages.”

    Trevor Langdon –
    Unemployed

  • “Trying to slip a Gattaca quote by Maddow is a fool’s errand.”

    Keith Lee –
    Ferris Wheel Operator