Did Ben Carson Just Join the Political Plagiarism Hall of Shame?

How politicians have weathered accusations of plagiarism

Dr. Ben Carson speaks as the keynote speaker at the Wake Up America gala Event September 5, 2014 at the Westin Kierland Resort in Scottsdale, Arizona.

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Possible Republican presidential contender Ben Carson stands accused of lifting passages of his 2012 book America the Beautiful from a website called Socialism Sucks, according to a BuzzFeed report on Tuesday.

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