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McCain plagiarized Wikipedia

McCain gave a speech about the war between Russia and Georgia (the country) a few days ago, and someone on Wikipedia noticed something strange — a few parts of his speech were taken almost directly from the Wikipedia article about the country of Georgia.

Two things about that:

  1. Material on Wikipedia can be used freely, but according to their license requires attribution. Is McCain guilty of intellectual property theft?
  2. McCain is running on his strength in foreign affairs. Hah!

See CQ Politics for the exact quotes from Wikipedia.