Melania Trump Copies Michelle Obama’s Speech and Twitter Explodes

Mrs. Melania Trump
Mrs. Melania Trump

{The Advocate Online} – The first day of the Republican National Convention was a bizarre parade of party rancor, F-List celebrities, rightwing politicians, tone deaf officials, and raving Hillary haters. Melania Trump, the wife of presumptive nominee Donald Trump, was one of the last speakers of the night, delivering a a speech heavy on platitudes and short on specifics.

While Trump didn’t say much of substance, she came across as a competent and positive figure, as opposed to her husband. The only problem is several sentences of her speech are nearly identical to those in a speech given by Michelle Obama at the 2008 Democratic National Convention. Eagle-eyed Twitter users found the connection and blew up the medium. READ MORE OF THIS REPORT

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Joel Cholo Brooks is a Liberian journalist who previously worked for several international news outlets including the BBC African Service. He is the CEO of the Global News Network which publishes two local weeklies, The Star and The GNN-Liberia Newspapers. He is a member of the Press Union Of Liberia (PUL) since 1986, and several other international organizations of journalists, and is currently contributing to the South Africa Broadcasting Corporation as Liberia Correspondent.