Back in 2008, Ohio Daily caught Republican State Sen. Steve Austria Plagiarizing his Labor Day column in the Xenia Gazette from a Department of Labor publication.
It looks like he’s done the same thing with his Memorial Day message this year.
Austria’s email newsletter, sent to supporters on May 30, 2011, contains a long and detailed segment about the history of Memorial day that was ripped off – word for word – from a piece from a 2007 written by Gary Kurpius, VFW National Commander, titled “The Meaning of Memorial Day, A Memorial Day Message”.
Here’s Steve Austria’s email newsletter:
And here’s Gary Kurpius’s Memorial Day Message:
NOTE: I just realized Ohio Daily Blog had this story up last night.
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