Rosie Ruiz Republicans

Remember Rosie Ruiz? In 1980 she was the first woman to cross the finish line at the Boston Marathon — except it turned out that she hadn’t actually run most of the race, that she sneaked onto the course around a mile from the end. Ever since, she has symbolized a particular kind of fraud, in which people claim credit for achieving things they have not, in fact, achieved. Full Story »

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Posted by: Posted by Pamela Hogle - Sep 3, 2012 - 12:15 AM PDT
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Edited by: Pamela Hogle - Sep 4, 2012 - 10:10 AM PDT

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