Barron County Republicans - Why Plagiarism Matters
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In the beginning, there was darkness. Then four score and seven years ago, Tony Evers said “give me a school budget or give me death.”
The jokes about Evers’ serial plagiarism write themselves, but they—along with the speed at which the media buried the story—belie a far more serious truth: That plagiarism of this magnitude reveals far more about character and fitness for public office than most might assume.
Evers admitted to plagiarizing at least four different education budget proposals; there is no need for the qualifier “Republicans allege” yet stories about Evers’ plagiarism have invariably included it anyway. This is a rather common tactic that serves to signal to a news outlet’s audience that Evers’ serious ethical lapse isn’t all that serious; it’s just another run-of-the-mill attack by Evers’ political opponents during the height of a bitter gubernatorial campaign.