- David Greenberg: "The Write Stuff: why Biden's plagiarism shouldn't be forgotten." AND
- Jack Shafer: "What Kind of Plagiarist Is Joe Biden?: the unusually creepy kind."
- Greenberg: "Twenty-one years on, how much should Biden's past behavior matter?...if he's not done more of the same, as seems to be the case. But no one has looked into it. The press should give his record since 1988 a thorough vetting. It's worth knowing whether the odds-on favorite to be our next vice president has truly reformed himself of behavior that can often be the mark of a truly troubled soul."
- Shafer: "If Biden lies with fluidity about the fundamentals of his life, other discoveries must await [emphasis mine]."