Last week I gave an interview via satellite with Boise TV station KTVB (Note: I had mistakenly said on Twitter it was KBOI) about the Vaughn Ward plagiarism scandal. The interview was part of a larger special on plagiarism in politics and the scandal itself.
To recap what had happened, Ward was, at the time, a Republican candidate in the Senate primary. He was accused of plagiarizing President Obama’s speech at the Democratic National Convention in 2004. The accusations were originally made by a Republican blogger, Lucas Baumbach, who was also seeking a State Senate seat.
Ward lost the primary and is now out of the election completely.
You can view the original YouTube video here.
The interview is embedded below, you can view other segments from the special here.