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It's not easy being a hyper-partisan hack. That's why MFP created this handy chart to help elevate your hypocritical shill game to new heights...
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Plagiarist Principled liberals Principled conservatives
Monica Crowley Plagiarized ~50 passages from her 2012 book, What the (Bleep) Just Happened. In addition, Monica plagiarized sections of her PhD dissertation.
  • Use as proof that all conservatives are dumb.
  • Tie it in to "fake news" and global warming.
  • Change the subject to Joe Biden.
  • Say things like, "Islam is taking over the world, and you're worried about this!??".
  • Say things like, "Obama is destroying the economy, and you're worried about this!??".
Melania Trump An assistant plagiarized Michelle Obama, even though Melania claimed she wrote the speech herself.
  • Use as proof that all conservatives are dumb.
  • Tie it in to "fake news" and global warming.
  • Change the subject to Joe Biden.
  • Make fun of how ugly Michelle Obama is.
Fareed Zakaria At least 11 articles contain plagiarized passages.
  • Pretend it never happened.
  • Say things like, "Americans are being crushed under an avalanche of student debt, and you're worried about this!??
  • Use as proof that all liberals are liars.
  • Use it to show liberals are the ones putting out "fake news".
Rand Paul Earned millions of dollars from plagiarized (ghost-written) books.
  • Use as proof that all conservatives are dumb.
  • Tie it in to "fake news" and global warming.
  • Change the subject to Joe Biden.
  • Say things like, "Islam is taking over the world, and you're worried about this!??".
  • Say things like, "Obama is destroying the economy, and you're worried about this!??".
Doris Kearns Goodwin Plagiarized a lot, then lied about it.
  • Pretend it never happened.
  • Say things like, "Americans are being crushed under an avalanche of student debt, and you're worried about this!??
  • Use as proof that all liberals are liars.
  • Use it to show liberals are the ones putting out "fake news".
Obama In 2008, Obama ripped off Deval Patrick's 2006 speech.
  • Laugh it off.
  • Say things like, "Americans are being crushed under an avalanche of student debt, and you're worried about this!??
  • Use as proof that all liberals are liars.
  • Use it to show liberals are the ones putting out "fake news".
Joe Biden In 1988, Biden ripped off British politician Neil Kinnock, among others.
  • Laugh it off.
  • Say things like, "that's just Joe being Joe".
  • Use as proof that all liberals are liars.
  • Use it to show liberals are the ones putting out "fake news".