September 20, 2014 8:34 am -


An Oregon GOP Senate candidate is in full damage control mode after BuzzFeed published reports detailing examples of plagiarized material on the her website. One report focused on Republican Monica Wehby’s economic plan, which appears to be plagiarized from several sources. According to BuzzFeed, one section is copied verbatim from Republican Senator Rob Portman’s plan -…


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11 responses to GOP Senate Candidate BUSTED After Plagiarizing Healthcare Plan

  1. rg9rts September 20th, 2014 at 8:51 am

    Never heard of paraphrasing ?? How about attributing to the authors?? Oh wait…. we are talking the Gopee… they answer to a different standard than the rest of society

  2. KABoink_after_wingnut_hacker September 20th, 2014 at 9:05 am

    No surprise here, conservatives haven’t had an original thought since Eisenhower and in today’s world they all get their talking points from ALEC, Koch and Fox.

  3. Hirightnow September 20th, 2014 at 9:12 am

    They can’t even steal an original ideal!

  4. Foundryman September 20th, 2014 at 10:08 am

    T. Roosevelt was the last Republican with an original idea.

    • Nicholas Russell Harris September 20th, 2014 at 6:51 pm

      And he was a progressive!

  5. Suzanne McFly September 20th, 2014 at 10:51 am

    I don’t understand, does simple technology evade these morons? All a teacher needs to do is google a couple of the sentences and past writings that contain those sentences pops up, I can’t believe these “educated” people think the entire population is too stupid to know what is going on.

    • tiredoftea September 20th, 2014 at 2:03 pm

      Not an entire population, just their base!

  6. Denise September 20th, 2014 at 11:16 am

    Geeez! I just posting on FB that while the dems have their crooks, the Repubs seem to ho out of their way attracting crooks, liars, and thieves. all the bad elements of society. now this.

  7. Mainah September 20th, 2014 at 11:46 am

    She must be friends with Rand Paul. LOL

  8. Dwendt44 September 20th, 2014 at 12:29 pm

    Simply rewriting the selected paragraphs wouldn’t be all that difficult. With the sophisticated computers available these days, finding plagiarism is easy.

  9. tiredoftea September 20th, 2014 at 2:07 pm

    Isn’t she the one busted last year for stalking her boyfriend?