Friday, August 10, 2012

Plagiarism Friday

Fareed Zakaria has been accused of plagiarism (and it is pretty open and shut).  It will not prevent him from becoming President--that was never his aspiration.  But it does remind me of someone who ended his political career due to plagiarizing his dissertation:


Anonymous said...

Plagiarizing your dissertation is much, much worse than what Mr. Zakaria did.

Steve Saideman said...

Agreed. However, the dissertation had little to do with the Defense Minister's day job, unlike Zakaria's. Still, yes, a blog post is a minor thing compared to one's major proof of doctorate-ness.