Obama lickspittle busted on plagiarism

If schadenfreude -- enjoying the distress of others -- is a sin, then I am a sinner. I confess that Fareed Zakaria has always annoyed me with his sanctimony and thin veneer of intellectualism. Having spent the first two decades of my professional life among academic elitists, I like to think that I can spot a phony, and Zakaria checks all the boxes I have come to see as indicative of a man creating the illusion of intellectual substance. Now comes news that Zakaria has been busted for plagiarism. Tim Graham of Newsbusters: When CNN host and Time editor-at-large Fareed Zakaria wrote a new piece called "The Case for Gun Control," it ended with a bang: "So when people throw up their hands and say we can't do anything about guns, tell them they're being un-American--and unintelligent." Here's something that suggests a lack of intelligence: plagiarism. Cam Edwards at NRANews.com suggested to me that Zakaria seemed to plagiarize a paragraph from an April article...(Read Full Post)

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