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Did Melania Trump Plagiarize?

Melania Trump’s first major speech for her husband Donald Trump appeared to have lifted lines from First Lady Michelle Obama's 2008 speech. Full Story

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Is This All the Leftist News Can Come Up With?
July 20, 2016 5:38 pm

LOL which means they have nothing… 4 lines were similar to a speech M. Obama gave, similar lines that have been in thousands of graduation and commencement speeches among others. My parents told me the same things as have thousands of others… to funny!

It's a Free Contry
July 19, 2016 11:18 pm

I don’t understand why people are so extremist frum, why can’t everybody share words if you like them use them if you don’t like it don’t use it

#10
July 19, 2016 7:15 pm

I think the criticism is vastly overplayed – first, she didn’t write the speech, although she did contribute to it, and she wouldn’t know those lines may have come from Michele Obama even if she read them before giving the speech – second, the concerns the words in question express are common to vast numbers of people and when she read them they wouldn’t standout as so unique hat they may have been said by someone before, and third, she is a wife and mother, not a politician, and English is not her first language, and she was speaking to… Read more »

What is the hullabaloo?
July 19, 2016 6:24 pm

Someone(s) either wrote the whole speech or part of it. Who was that? Find them and deal with reality.

#9 Emes?
July 19, 2016 5:48 pm

Really? You were going to vote for Trump and THIS is going to change your mind? Doesn’t sound like the Emes to me…

AT LEAST SHE WASN'T PAID 500K BY AN ARAB COUNTRY FOR IT
July 19, 2016 5:47 pm

ANY COUNTRY THAT NEEDED A FAVOUR FROM SECRETARY HILLERY KLINTON USED TO PAY BILL CLINTON 500 K FOR A SPEACH.

COPYING IS COMPLEMENTING.

Emes
July 19, 2016 4:32 pm

Truth and politics don’t go hand in hand. Yes, the speech was plagiarized. Yes, it was probably plagiarized by a speech writer. The Trump camp should admit it and move on.
The problem with Trump which is indicative of his campaign and his style is to deny the truth. He could be a good candidate, but he needs to learn to take a hit. And move on.
How poorly he dealt with this gives me serious pause. And I was inclined to vote for him.

demonizing Trump
July 19, 2016 2:30 pm

The whole media left even Republican establishment are jumping on Trump. It won’t help Americans don’t want jihadists running around USA and your average rust belt coal mine worker wants his job which Clinton wants to close down. It just shows how desperate they are not picking at every opportunity.

It is definitely plagiariism
July 19, 2016 1:54 pm

It’s a whole paragraph, lifted almost verbatim. Of course it was the speech writer, not her, but that just proves that when she said she wrote it almost all herself she was lying.

she did not Plagiarize
July 19, 2016 12:37 pm

its another bash trump tactic. 2 lines from a 20 min speech. seriously??

Funny
July 19, 2016 10:49 am

You’d think they would want to copy from a Republican and not from a Democrat. And certainly not the Democrat who you are campaigning against embodied now by Hilary! That to me is what’s so stupid.

I wrote elsehere:
July 19, 2016 9:53 am

While it’s funny and all, and a speech-writer should definitely lose his job, let’s all chill re Melania’s speech. She didn’t ask for this role, she clearly wasn’t cut out for it, and she’s trying her best to try to humanize her husband. I guarantee she did not intend to plagiarize: I bet she did not listen to Michelle Obama’s speech, as she did not write last night’s speech. She’s trying her best and that’s plenty fine by me. In fact, I admire her loyalty to her man. I also smell a whiff of elitism, sexism and nativism in the… Read more »

Not sure that she did.
July 19, 2016 9:37 am

My parents taught me the exact same thing. These were a major part of lehavdil the10 commandments of educating a child before the world went mad.

empty
July 19, 2016 9:27 am

Obama’s words were empty word’s let’s give the trumps a chance

Who cares?
July 19, 2016 9:08 am

Is that really the biggest news of the convention? Really?

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