Last night, Melania Trump delivered a speech at the Republican National Convention in Cleveland. She was graceful, elegant and sincere.
There’s just one problem.
It looks as if several lines of her speech bear a resemblance to comments made by Michelle Obama at the Democrat National Convention in 2008. The mainstream media has called plagiarism, and the Trump campaign is doing everything it can to tamp down the criticism and avoid a proper explanation.
It is a shame that Mrs. Trump will start her campaign life with a cloud over her head.
But it does bear repeating that there are some things Melania Trump will never repeat or copy from Michelle Obama:
“Let me tell you something. For the first time in my adult life, I am really proud of my country.”
“Barack will never allow you to go back to your lives as usual.”
“Help us fight this fight to change — transform — this country in a fundamental way. This chance won’t come around again.”
“When I look at young British Muslim women, I see myself.”
“I wake up in a house that was built by slaves.”
While liberals can pick apart Mrs. Trump’s comments from last night, we can at least rest assured knowing that these two women and their husbands are clearly not cut from the same cloth.