US Politics: Trump's wife copies Michelle Obama speech (+video)
CNN reports that on July 19th , which was supposed to be Melanie's official introduction to voters her speech contained several lines stolen from Michelle Obama's 2008 speech.
The Trump campaign released a statement on the speech after the similarities were uncovered. They said, "In writing her beautiful speech, Melania's team of writers took notes on her life's inspirations, and in some instances included fragments that reflected her own thinking. Melania's immigrant experience and love for America shone through in her speech, which made it such a success.
It is unclear whether the plagiarism was a mistake or a stunt intended to garner more publicity for the Trump campaign.
See Melanie's speech :
"From a young age, my parents impressed on me the values that you work hard for what you want in life, that your word is your bond and you do what you say and keep your promise, that you treat people with respect. They taught and showed me values and morals in their daily lives. That is a lesson that I continue to pass along to our son.''
And we need to pass those lessons on to the many generations to follow. Because we want our children in this nation to know that the only limit to your achievements is the strength of your dreams and your willingness to work for them."
See Michelle's speech :
"And Barack and I were raised with so many of the same values: that you work hard for what you want in life; that your word is your bond and you do what you say you're going to do; that you treat people with dignity and respect, even if you don't know them, and even if you don't agree with them.
And Barack and I set out to build lives guided by these values, and to pass them on to the next generation. Because we want our children -- and all children in this nation -- to know that the only limit to the height of your achievements is the reach of your dreams and your willingness to work for them."