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Report: Obama's State Of The Union Speech Riddled With Plagiarism 

January 26. 2011

Barack Obama 

U.S. President Barack Obama gave his State of the Union speech yesterday, to much criticism. Many provided fact checking features on their websites, which outed the President in untruths and broken promises. 

However, his speech, which centered on American innovation is being slammed as riddled with plagiarism. It is being said Obama stole chunks of preexisting speeches and letters by other politicians, such as Franklin Roosevelt, Robert Kennedy, Woodrow Wilson, Margaret Thatcher and Mario Cuomo.


Obama's State of the Union Was Tantamount to Plagiarism

Posted: January 26, 2011 - If imitation is the sincerest form of flattery, what can be said of plagiarism? President Obama’s second State of the Union address contained enough recycled ideas and lines lifted from speeches of others to make historians wince. I suppose this is what one does when one not only has nothing new to say, but is required by custom and Constitution to come forth with a report of some kind by a certain time and day.

Had Obama or his writers been considerate enough to have informed listeners of where some of the president’s best lines and offered-up ideas originated, the speech might be remembered for its cutting and pasting of great and not-so-great moments of the past performance of others. After quoting Robert Kennedy early on, Obama tried to have his listeners believe that everything else he said that we might remember were his or his writers’ creations...



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