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Friday, July 25, 2014

Montana Sen. Walsh Says PTSD May Have Played A Role In His Plagiarism

After the New York Times reported that Sen. John Walsh plagiarized at least a quarter of his master's thesis, the Montana Democrat is telling The Associated Press that post-traumatic stress disorder may have played a role.

"I don't want to blame my mistake on PTSD, but I do want to say it may have been a factor," the Iraq war veteran said. "My head was not in a place very conducive to a classroom and an academic environment."

Walsh told the AP that he was on medication at the time and was dealing with the suicide of a fellow veteran.

Walsh was appointed to the Senate in February, after Max Baucus resigned to become the U.S. ambassador to China.



Anonymous said...

Cop out... what a joke. Does anyone take responsibility for their actions anymore?

Anonymous said...

Aw yes that is what is was. PTSD is what caused him to plagiarize. Good excuse for a Democrat now let's believe him and move on because that's what Democrats do.

Anonymous said...

What an idiot.

Anonymous said...

Lies, deceit, out of control liberalism, cover-up shenanigans, Democrat..., need I go on?
This is the illusion of life they live. The 'entitled' mindset of today's Democratic party candidates is a moral disgrace. Loyalty to 'the party' and lobbyists far, far outweigh duty to represent constituents.

Anonymous said...

No other employment seems listed other than 'professional' Guardsman from age 19.

Mail order college (may be a slightly harsh assessment but how many students would be enrolled in MT?). Polishing his career apple with Army War College assignment... but 14 page thesis for a Masters degree? And mostly plagiarized?

How fitting that our nation's highest ranking plagiarizer, Joe Biden, swore him into the Senate!!

Anonymous said...

When was the last time a Democrat ever took responsibility for something they did wrong?

Anonymous said...

If he's admitting to mental incompetency, then he should resign.

Any questions?

Anonymous said...

Mail order college (may be a slightly harsh assessment but how many students would be enrolled in MT?).

That's what kind of college degree your Far Cheef Ricky Hopeless, the fat lazy wonder has. It was an easy program that allowed for all open book and anyone could take the test for him which happened on numerous occasions because he isn't the brightest one in the bunch.