Last week, Lauren Handel and I broke the story of Cindy McCain and her recipe theft, a story now known to the world as "Recipegate." Cindy McCain, as a co-host on The View Monday, responded for the first time to the plagiarism accusations by joking that the intern who stole the recipes from the Food Network was "now in Betty Crocker boot camp." If Betty Crocker had a boot camp, or if she were a real person, I'm sure one of her first "drills" would be to let her culinary recruits know that plagiarism is no laughing matter.
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