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British journalist covering Obama caught on camera in drunk, plagiarism rant

Raw video:Miami,November 04/08:Adam Smith, of the Birmingham Mail newspaper after drunken 'F*ck you' resignation and admitting to copying and pasting BBC web pages for his report.

STORY:Sometimes, you wake up following a drunken night out and realise you have sent an inappropriate text to an ex-girlfriend or your boss.

And sometimes you realise you have drunkenly admitted to plagiarism to camera, and spectacularly resigned from your job, shouting "F**k you' to your boss.

This is what happened to Birmingham Mail reporter Adam Smith on Wednesday morning, as footage appeared on YouTube of him writing a report on the US election, slumped on a Miami pavement, and barely able to speak.

Mr Smith, who also calls himself Steve Zacharanda in the hit video which was viewed almost 20,000 times in 48 hours, had taken a week's holiday to go to Miami to volunteer for the Barack Obama electi

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Added: Nov-7-2008 
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