Figures… Obama’s Favorite Author Is Suspended for Plagiarizing

Author of The Post-American World is caught plagiarizing.

Before the election Barack Obama carried around The Post-American World by Fareed Zakaria. A book that portrays as:

“…describing a world in which the United States will no longer dominate the global economy, orchestrate geopolitics, or overwhelm cultures.”

Today Fareed Zakaria was suspended for plagiarizing.
The AP reported:

Time editor-at-large and CNN host Fareed Zakaria has been suspended by both the magazine and the network for lifting several paragraphs by another writer for his use in a recent Time column.

Zakaria apologized Friday, declaring in a statement he made “a terrible mistake,” adding, “It is a serious lapse and one that is entirely my fault.”

In a separate statement, Time spokesman Ali Zelenko said the magazine accepts Zakaria’s apology, but would suspend his column for one month, “pending further review.”

“What he did violates our own standards for our columnists, which is that their work must not only be factual but original; their views must not only be their own but their words as well,” Zelenko said.

Shortly afterward, CNN said it had removed from the network’s website a blog post that “included similar unattributed excerpts,” and taken Zakaria off the air indefinitely.

“CNN has suspended Fareed Zakaria while this matter is under review,” said CNN spokeswoman Jennifer Dargan. She said Zakaria’s Sunday foreign-affairs program, “GPS,” will have its time slots filled in the interim by “Your Money with Ali Veshi” and “The Situation Room with Wolf Blitzer.”

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  • Terry Gain

    Don’t blame Obama. Bill Ayers told him it was a good book when he gave it to him.

  • bigkahuna

    Big shock from the Muslim creep. Liberal slime…you expect anyone to be shocked?

  • Charlie

    —“It is a serious lapse and one that is entirely my fault.”—

    First time he didn’t blame it on Bush.

  • donh

    This is fake cover story to explain Fareed’s 3 month sabatical and take your eye off his real assignment ….Fareed will working very hard behind the scenes scripting fake fraudulant Obama commercials accusing Mitt Romney of every conceivable felonious activity.

  • Sasja

    Charlie. I think that was Zakaria referring to his plagarism.

    “…describing a world in which the United States will no longer dominate the global economy, orchestrate geopolitics, or overwhelm cultures.”

    Gee, Bammy’s American dream. Not having read the book, and knowing Bammy wants to destroy our Republic, I have to draw the conclusion he (Zakaria) thinks this is a good thing?

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  • Militant Catholic

    GP, you should get together with a few other right wing blogs and go into every. Single. Thing. written by this lying, thieving turd. You can bet there’s more – probably even in that little book Obama used to carry around. These guys never do it just once. And Zakaria has previously been fingered for this kind of thing.

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  • dba…vagabond trader

    Why not, Ubama sets the standard by pretending to be an American.

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  • Taqiyyotomist

    OT, but not really, when you think about it.

    Lyics, P.O.D, Murdered Love

    ***Ann Barnhardt take note


  • OCDick

    Gee, a prog who can’t think for himself. Who’d a thunk it!

  • StrangernFiction

    I am shocked I tell ya, absolutely shocked.

  • Adi

    The Wohn now send him as special envoy to negotiate with the taliban. 😆

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  • Sasja


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  • SacTownMan

    Both Biiden and Barry are known plagiarists! He didn’t even write his own book for christ’s sake!

    Why be suprised

  • SoLongSong

    OT, but you know what I can hardly wait for? NEVER TO HAVE TO SEE OBAMA’S FACE on such a regular basis EVER AGAIN. He’s a punk, he’s a thug, he’s a destroyer.

    Problem is, I can’t imagine him exiting gracefully. He’ll make the shenanigans Clinton’s people did when leaving the white house look like child’s play.

  • bg



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