Friends of Padre Steve’s World, Yesterday President Trump delivered a speech at the Lincoln Memorial in his “Salute to America.” For Trump the speech was as non-partisan. Although he talked about the “spirit of America” and detailed many military, scientific, and economic accomplishments, appealed to American Exceptionalism, and threw in a couple of comments about […]
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Melania Trump stole portions of the FLOTUS’s speech, plain and clear. She needs to muster up some integrity and publicly admit that instead of having “aids” make excuses for her on the media.
While pundits appeared mildly surprised at Melania Trump’s not-as-bad-as-we-were-expecting speech, tucked in as it was amongst the rantings and raving of D-listers and has-beens, journalist Jarrett Hillnoticed a striking similarity to another well-known speech—one delivered by Michelle Obama at the Democratic National Convention in 2008.
Watch the video and read along with the text below. They are almost word-for-word:
— Javier Panzar (@jpanzar) July 19, 2016
Melania Trump’s stunning plagiarism at the Republican National Convention should by all rights be fatal to her husband’s campaign for president, not merely because she plagiarized but because of who she plagiarized from. Melania, who claimed beforehand that she wrote her speech “with as little help as possible,” stole…
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Hat tip to Jueseppi.
Just in case you missed it, here is President Obama’s full speech that he made today at the 50 year anniversary of the march on Selma.