Kentucky Senator Rand Paul is accused of stealing lines from Wikipedia.
Kentucky Senator Rand Paul is accused of stealing lines from Wikipedia. The Republican used several lines in a recent speech that are virtually identical to part of a summary of the 1997 science fiction movie "Gattaca" posted on the site.
This was first noted Monday night on MSNBC's "The Rachel Maddow Show". Then on Tuesday, the website, Buzzfeed, noted similarities between a Wikipedia summary of the 1988 movie "Stand and Deliver" and a Rand Paul speech on immigration given in June.
The U.S. Senator has so far brushed off the allegations.
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