Magazine Asks Coulter to Kill Herself & Coulter Accused of Plagiarism -MSNBC has picked up the Rude Pundit's discovery that Ann Coulter's latest book - which trashes the 9/11 widows - is not exactly filled with her own original writing.
Hey Ann, Can You Say, KARMA?
The Rude Pundit has found evidence in Coulter's latest book for a possible charge of plagiarism here and here.
“Ann Coulter has a bad habit,” opines a blogger who calls himself the Rude Pundit. “And that habit, as mentioned before by the Rude Pundit. . . . is that she appears to like to copy whole sentences from other sources without putting them in as quotes or even citing where she might have ‘paraphrased’ from.”
For example: In Chapter 1 of her new book, “Godless,” Coulter writes: “The massive Dickey-Lincoln Dam, a $227 million hydroelectric project proposed on upper St. John River in Maine, was halted by the discovery of the Furbish lousewort, a plant previously believed to be extinct.”
A December 12, 1999 article in the Portland Press Herald of Maine had an article with this sentence: “The massive Dickey-Lincoln Dam, a $227 million hydroelectric project proposed on upper St. John River, is halted by the discovery of the Furbish lousewort, a plant believed to be extinct.”
The Rude Pundit cites another example from Coulter’s first chapter in which the author seems to have done a better job of paraphrasing a sentence from the History Channel, but then links to an earlier column he wrote about other apparent examples of similarities between phrases in Coulter’s columns and words that appeared elsewhere, particularly in The Flummery Digest, a now-defunct news digest that ridiculed political correctness.
Coulter’s publisher and agent didn’t return The Scoop’s calls for comment.
Leading AD Magazine Asks Coulter to Kill Herself
Raw Story reports that "AdAge magazine, a leading magazine for the advertising community, has asked Godless author Ann Coulter to kill herself."
Buried in the article, a humorous attack on the mainstream media, was the following quote.
"Would it kill you, 'Godless' author Ann Coulter, to do us all a favor and kill yourself? (Oh, well, yeah, I guess it would kill you.)
"After her recent rabidly hateful, foaming-at-the-mouth, sub-human 'Today' show appearance -- in which she reiterated her assertion that 9/11 widows are "enjoying their husband's deaths" -- even her former supporters began to fantasize about how much nicer the world would be if it were Coulterless."
As if Ann wasn't in enough trouble already, Amazon's most popular review of Godless is penned by Gen. JC Christian, patriot.
Previously: Letterman Calls Coulter 'A Bitch'
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