"Though Defiant, Senator Accused of Plagiarism Admits Errors" NYT 11/5/13
By JIM RUTENBERG and ASHLEY PARKER
My reply in comment section.....
"These clear examples of plagiarism are indeed an embarrassment for Senator Paul but I believe this restructuring of his office and staff will cauterize the wound allowing this episode to recede in the rear view mirror. Senator's Paul's detractors have little of substance to say on matters of policy, so it was a windfall for them to pounce on his error of oversight, but his mea culpa short circuits this blood sport. By contrast, Benghazi will be a long term bed of hot coals on which Hillary Clinton will be forced to walk barefoot on her way to the White House."
I'm glad he is getting occasionally ambushed, it shows his ability to stay focused. Much better than expected.
This episode will be good practice for him and make him a better candidate.
Note how Rand appeared magnanimous toward Christie while simultaneously highlighting the fact that Christie is a "moderate," not a conservative. And I think he answered the plagiarism nonsense very effectively.
"Alas! I believe in the virtue of birds. And it only takes a feather for me to die laughing."
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