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Senator John Walsh's Thesis Presented Others’ Work as His Own

Discussion in 'Sports and News' started by YankeeFan, Jul 23, 2014.

  1. YankeeFan

    YankeeFan Well-Known Member

    Holy crap, that's a lot of plagiarism. It's so brazen, it makes me wonder if it was commonplace at the US Army War College.

    Democrats were thrilled when John Walsh of Montana was appointed to the United States Senate in February. A decorated veteran of the Iraq war and former adjutant general of his state’s National Guard, Mr. Walsh offered the Democratic Party something it frequently lacks: a seasoned military man.

    On the campaign trail this year, Mr. Walsh, 53, has made his military service a main selling point. Still wearing his hair close-cropped, he notes he was targeted for killing by Iraqi militants and says his time in uniform informs his views on a range of issues.

    But one of the highest-profile credentials of Mr. Walsh’s 33-year military career appears to have been improperly attained. An examination of the final paper required for Mr. Walsh’s master’s degree from the United States Army War College indicates the senator appropriated at least a quarter of his thesis on American Middle East policy from other authors’ works, with no attribution.


  2. Dick Whitman

    Dick Whitman Well-Known Member

    Good scoop by Fox News.
  3. Boom_70

    Boom_70 Well-Known Member

    Now calls into question how accurate America's Most Wanted Was.
  4. NDJournalist

    NDJournalist Active Member

    Different John Walsh.
  5. Webster

    Webster Well-Known Member

    Rumor is that Mariotti and Salisbury blew the whistle.
  6. Blames it in medication taken to treat PTSD. Time to head to the Post Office to mail that diploma back.
  7. TheSportsPredictor

    TheSportsPredictor Well-Known Member

    Quit whining. Says right in the middle of the article that he might apologize.
  8. Riptide

    Riptide Well-Known Member

    Nice work, Boom. Goes hand-in-hand with your spelling skills.
    Is there anything you ever look up? Like, you know, in a book?
  9. Boom_70

    Boom_70 Well-Known Member

    They have something called "Google" now which is a lot quicker
    than book research.

    Thx for taking the bait. Never gets old.
  10. Dick Whitman

    Dick Whitman Well-Known Member

    Boom's Scottie Pippen-went-to-Arkansas moment.

    Well played.
  11. deskslave

    deskslave Active Member

    Only thing worse than a troll with 41,000 posts are the people who still think he's anything but.
  12. Dick Whitman

    Dick Whitman Well-Known Member

    Boom is a guilty pleasure for me.
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