WASHINGTON — There was a thing that happened Monday night at the Republican National Convention that you might have heard about.
— Vox (@voxdotcom) July 19, 2016
For the record, Melania Trump claimed she wrote the speech she delivered tonight. pic.twitter.com/pxLS6S3vSz
— Alan Kestrel (@AlanKestrel750) July 19, 2016
Melania Trump, wife of Donald Trump, gave a speech praising her husband. It sounded eerily like one Michelle Obama gave praising her husband eight years ago. Not surprisingly, the internet noticed.
"I'd very much like to be excluded from this narrative, one that Ive never been asked to be apart of since 2009." #FamousMelaniaTrumpQuotes
— Daniel Preda (@MisterPreda) July 19, 2016
#FamousMelaniaTrumpQuotes "When I was growing up as a little black girl on the southside of Chicago…"
— T (@HolevasT) July 19, 2016
— Erin Ashley Simon (@erinasimon) July 19, 2016
"Work, work, work, work, work, work
He say me have to
Work, work, work, work, work, work!" #FamousMelaniaTrumpQuotes
— jesseWilliams. (@iJesseWilliams) July 19, 2016
— Closeted Gay Guy (@CGGuy44) July 19, 2016
— Ethan Fixell (@EthanFixell) July 19, 2016
“I wanna be the very best like no one ever was. To catch them is my real test. To train them is my cause.” #FamousMelaniaTrumpQuotes
— DeStorm Power (@DeStorm) July 19, 2016
Melania has responded:
"These accusations of plagiarism are not only hurtful to me, but they are hurtful to my children Sasha and Malia."
— mass lady (@masslady06) July 19, 2016
"Hello, my name is Inigo Montoya. You killed my father. Prepare to die!" #FamousMelaniaTrumpQuotes
— Jessimae Peluso (@JessimaePeluso) July 19, 2016
— Adam Hlavac (@adamhlavac) July 19, 2016
"I married Barack because he inspires me everyday."#FamousMelaniaTrumpQuotes
— Victor Mochere (@VictorMochere) July 19, 2016
Then, things changed a bit.
— Mhlengi 'Nqoba. (@Conqueror_Jr23) July 19, 2016
— Trisha (@siskanay316) July 19, 2016
ENOUGH teasing Melania, she may not be a "traditional" first lady but she still eats jewelry just like you and I pic.twitter.com/B49q7pXsyW
— dan chamberlain (@amfmpm) July 19, 2016
I would very much like to be excluded from this narrative https://t.co/I46VtY2CXI
— John Legend (@johnlegend) July 19, 2016
And then, things got weird.
Here is the RNC'a chief strategist citing My Little Pony to argue that Melania Trump did not plagiarize her speech pic.twitter.com/eRifu41wHC
— Dave Itzkoff (@ditzkoff) July 19, 2016
— The Hill (@thehill) July 19, 2016
— TODAY (@TODAYshow) July 19, 2016
Finally, things got a little depressing.
— Amy Sweezey (@amysweezey) July 19, 2016
Dear Lord. #Plagerism is trending.
Somewear, teechers are crieing into they're coughee. #Plagiarism
— Leah the Boss (@LeahRBoss) July 19, 2016
So who’s fault was it that “plagerism” was trending? Well, that’s obvious.
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