I’m not even joking when I saw that it’s terrifying that people this stupid are either holding, or running for, fierily high political office in this country.

Apparently Rand Paul equates pro-choice with some evil eugenics program where fetuses are routinely wiped out if their genes are subpar or prone to diseases or, even worse, poverty. At least that’s what Rand Paul wants you to believe.

Unfortunately, rather than formulating some original ideas and organizing them into a…what’s it called?…speech, he decided to just lift the plot line of the movie directly from its Wikipedia page.


Posted by James Poling

A socialist, tinkerer, thinker, question asker and all around curiosity seeker. If you'd like to reach me you can use the contact link above or email me at jamespoling [at] gmail [dot] com.


  1. It is so much worse than this, I think it was buzzfeed that found he has several pages of his book that were lifted as well. Poor Mr. Paul, so busy he can’t even think, what does he expect to do were he to ever become president.



    1. I’m sure it’s tiresome to grow up wealthy and spend your entire adult life taking away benefits for the poor.



      1. I’d make the attempt even though I’d probably fail at it.



  2. […] Rand Paul plagiarizes his speech from a Wikipedia article on the plot of ‘Gattaca’ (slothed.com) […]



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