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Senator Rand Paul- R-Ky  will be facing some questions as to why he lifted full paragraphs from the Wiki Page about the movie Gattaca.

His speech video (From Raw Story)

From the Gattaca Wiki page:

In "the not-too-distant future", liberal eugenics is common and DNA plays the primary role in determining social class. Vincent Freeman is conceived and born without the aid of this technology. He has a high probability of developing mental disorders, is myopic, has a heart defect, and his projected life expectancy is only 30.2 years. His parents initially placed their faith in natural conception and now regret it;
Buzzfeed shows Paul or his respesentative could not have changed the Wiki page.
There is also the Maddow video.......

If there is a scale on plagiarism, to lift something from a Wiki page without attribution has to rank down there as some extremely low amateurish stuff.

EDIT: My final point on this: The Rand Paul Speech was supposed to help GOP Gov Candidate Ken Cuccinelli in Virginia, Obviously the buzz is not on Ken, but the terrible speech by Sen Paul.   Thanks Rand......

Originally posted to Intheknow on Mon Oct 28, 2013 at 07:53 PM PDT.

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