Melania Trump, Speaking at the RNC, Plagiarized Michelle Obama’s 2008 DNC Speech

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Well, this is hysterical. Showing her husband’s nose for controversy, Melania Trump seems to have plagiarized large parts of Michelle Obama’s 2008 speech at the Democratic National Convention in her own speech to the Republican convention Monday night. Journalist Jarrett Hill tweeted out the relevant theft:

There can be no doubt that the text Hill highlights comes from the future first lady’s speech at the ’08 DNC. Melania—or her writers—apparently decided that if it worked for Michelle, it would work for them just as well Monday night. Check out the blatant rip-off, starting at the 2:04 mark of the video below:

The only other explanation is that the first lady is a time lord who traveled to the future to steal Melania’s speech for herself—which I’m pretty sure everyone in that convention hall in Cleveland will believe by tomorrow night.

Here’s an even better look at a side-by-side comparison:

Anndddddd UPDATE, here’s side-by-side video:

Earlier in the speech, in what is now just an unfortunate footnote, Trump managed to rickroll the entire crowd:

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