Politicians called out for copying

Guttenberg resigned amidst a scandal involving alleged plagiarism in his doctoral dissertation. Although he denied the accusations, the University of Bayreuth revoked his doctorate title. Guttenberg had been considered a rising star in Merkel’s government, but his political career expired with his diploma.
The defense secretary received widespread public criticism for borrowing extensively from the Web — and was nicknamed “Baron zu Googleberg,” the “minister for cut-and-paste.”