The Guttenberg Plagiarism Scandal 'German Society Is Applying a Double Standard'

A defense minister in Germany can apparently get away with plagiarizing his dissertation, but a bakery employee can get fired for stealing a pastry. That, says highly respected German academic Ernst-Ludwig Winnacker, is a double standard. Guttenberg's offense, he says, is unforgivable in academia.
German Defense Minister Karl-Theodor zu Guttenberg may not be out of the woods yet.

German Defense Minister Karl-Theodor zu Guttenberg may not be out of the woods yet.

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Interview conducted by Christian Schwägerl