plagiarism http://wfpl.org en Washington Times Ends Senator Rand Paul's Op-Ed Column Amid Plagiarism Reports http://wfpl.org/post/washington-times-ends-senator-rand-pauls-op-ed-column-amid-plagiarism-reports <p>After slamming reports of plagiarism as the work of "hacks" and "haters," U.S. Sen. Rand Paul, R-Ky., admitted on Tuesday that his office has been "sloppy" in his speeches and writings.</p><p>But the acknowledgment came too late for a Washington newspaper that has published hundreds of Paul's op-ed columns—and won't anymore.</p><p>The story began last Monday when MSNBC's Rachel Maddow found parts of Paul's speech at Liberty University referring to the science fiction film <em>Gattaca</em> were lifted from the movie's Wikipedia page.</p> Wed, 06 Nov 2013 01:09:05 +0000 Phillip M. Bailey 7452 at http://wfpl.org Washington Times Ends Senator Rand Paul's Op-Ed Column Amid Plagiarism Reports