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If you had your money on “A Former Canadian Politician” in the “Who Is Biden Going to Plagiarize In His Acceptance Speech?” office pool, cash in your chit and collect your winnings.
At a speech at the Democratic National Convention on Thursday, Biden’s final address included the lines, “For love is more powerful than hate. Hope is more powerful than fear. And light is more powerful than dark.”
Social media was quick to point out that the words were eerily similar to ones found in a letter Layton wrote before he died in 2011.
“My friends, love is better than anger,” said Layton in his letter. “Hope is better than fear. Optimism is better than despair.”
Okay, to be honest, as Biden plagiarisms go, this one is pretty weak. Frankly, I’m disappointed, He is oh so much better at taking the words out of other people’s mouths than this most recent lame attempt at claiming other people’s ideas as his own.
Biden figured out that plagiarism was his ticket to near-greatness in law school, where he used other people’s work to obtain his law degree, (and placed near the bottom of the class while doing so). Biden then jumped into the spotlight of American politics by ripping off the words of failed British politician and hard-left socialist Neil Kinnock during his 1988 Presidential bid. An uproar then ensued, and Biden dropped out of the race. Apparently the Democrats held their politicians to higher standards in 1988 than they do today. Let’s move on because Lord knows the Democrats have.
This year, not only did it steal the words of a socialist Canadian politician, Biden then did himself one better by ripping off the words of failed American politician and hard-left socialist Bernie Sanders.
He’s a regular United Nations of Plagiarism, willing to claim the work of other Socialist politicians as his own, thereby proving that despite what people say, real socialism has been tried before, and it has brought us Joe Biden.
Now Biden is the 2020 Democratic presidential nominee, a man who has a clear vision for America.
Just not his own of course. That’s just not the Joe Biden way.Published in