Not even Aaron Sorkin can make up stuff this good. Australian infrastructure minister Anthony Albanese plagiarized speech lines from the 1995 film The American President starring Michael Douglas. The politician did it in front of the National Press Club. The opposition party quickly released the video headed ”Albo, you’re no Michael Douglas”. Albanese tweeted in reply: ”D’oh! Stuff up. (For the record, that comes from another great American, Homer Simpson).” Albanese is claiming he didn’t know the words, prepared for him by someone else, had been used in the film:
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