Stolen Speech

  • badbug

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    Jul 19, 2016 5:11 AM GMT
    Just want to see what tact our Trump supporting RJers take on this one.

    A) Stealing words isn't wrong
    B) Yeah but Bill Clinton did sex stuff
    C) It was a metaphor for how Obama is stealing our freedom, you didn't get it

    http://www.vox.com/2016/7/19/12221566/melania-trump-michelle-obama
  • AMoonHawk

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    Jul 19, 2016 6:37 AM GMT
    saw this earlier ... I totally cracked up ... obiviously she (or who ever wrote her speech for her) doesn't have an original thought in their head
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    Jul 19, 2016 1:42 PM GMT
    first the failed Trump/Pence logo (the T phucking the P)
    now a plagiarized speech and stolen from no less than the greatest presidential administration

    Trump is unfit to be president
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    Jul 19, 2016 2:41 PM GMT
    Melania claimed that she wrote the speech herself.
    Reince Priebus of the RNC said that whoever wrote the speech should be fired.
    So is Donald going to personally deliver Melania's "YOU'RE FIRED!" ?
  • mybud

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    Jul 19, 2016 3:45 PM GMT
    The Trump's realize most of their supporters are under educated males and didn't foresee the larger educated public would be watching...
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    Jul 19, 2016 3:56 PM GMT
    Politicians plagiarizing speeches is fairly common. During his presidential bid, Joe Biden plagiarized Neil Kennock (British Labour Party). Maureen Dowd revealed the plagiarism, and it pretty much ended Biden's bid.

    Here's a link that documents Biden, and nine other examples: http://wtvr.com/2016/07/19/joe-biden-plagiarism/

    The speechwriter should have known better, especially with today's search tools, and a vigilant opposition team on the other side.

    I doubt that either of the Obamas (husband or wife) write much of their own stuff.

  • Destinharbor

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    Jul 19, 2016 4:36 PM GMT
    rkyjockdn saidPoliticians plagiarizing speeches is fairly common. During his presidential bid, Joe Biden plagiarized Neil Kennock (British Labour Party). Maureen Dowd revealed the plagiarism, and it pretty much ended Biden's bid.

    Here's a link that documents Biden, and nine other examples: http://wtvr.com/2016/07/19/joe-biden-plagiarism/

    The speechwriter should have known better, especially with today's search tools, and a vigilant opposition team on the other side.

    I doubt that either of the Obamas (husband or wife) write much of their own stuff.


    Big difference in hiring speechwriters and plagiarism.
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    Jul 19, 2016 7:11 PM GMT
    BIGGER PROBLEM is that Melania has claimed to have a university degree.
    Not So Much, she dropped out in her freshman year.

    http://www.huffingtonpost.com/entry/melania-trump-college-claims_us_578dd95ce4b0c53d5cfac0dc?section=

    Melania Trump’s Claims She Graduated From College Are About As Credible As Her Speech Last Night

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    Jul 19, 2016 8:19 PM GMT
    Unfortunately I doubt if any of this will change the minds (votes) of the people who are going to vote for Trump.
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    Jul 20, 2016 1:19 AM GMT
    It was clearly intentional. Whether Melania was even aware of it or not doesn't matter.
  • Apparition

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    Jul 20, 2016 2:35 AM GMT
    does it really matter? does the convention matter. It is just political masturbation anyway. A computer could write political speeches when they are on nothing of import.

    ladies and gentleman
    platitude
    platitude
    america/jebus
    platitude
    hillary is a crook
    platitude
    i am just like you poor people
    platitude
    change and different america
    law and order
    wave flag
    platitude
    applause.
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    Jul 20, 2016 2:44 AM GMT
    Apparition saiddoes it really matter? does the convention matter. It is just political masturbation anyway. A computer could write political speeches when they are on nothing of import.

    ladies and gentleman
    platitude
    platitude
    america/jebus
    platitude
    hillary is a crook
    platitude
    i am just like you poor people
    platitude
    change and different america
    law and order
    wave flag
    platitude
    applause.


    ::APPLAUSE:: I'm gonna vote for YOU in the election... ::APPLAUSE::
  • AMoonHawk

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    Jul 20, 2016 2:58 AM GMT
    Nancy and Roni are loling in their graves

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    Jul 21, 2016 11:21 PM GMT
    Apparition saiddoes it really matter? does the convention matter. It is just political masturbation anyway. A computer could write political speeches when they are on nothing of import.

    ladies and gentleman
    platitude
    platitude
    america/jebus
    platitude
    hillary is a crook
    platitude
    i am just like you poor people
    platitude
    change and different america
    law and order
    wave flag
    platitude
    applause.


    I like that phrase of yours, [b]political masturbation[/b] -

    I may use it. It isn't copyrighted, is it?
  • interesting

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    Jul 23, 2016 4:45 AM GMT
    Melania actually didn't lie, she said she wrote as much as she can without help, so I guess that meant she showed up. But props to the woman, she bagged a millionaire, even though I'm positive she doesn't understand what some of those phrases in the speech mean.

    This speech doesn't affect anything, but I just find it hilarious, my first time watching a convention, and the whole convention I find hilarious, watching it it's like watching Alice in Wonderland. Honestly, it's like much more fun than ComicCon where people dressed up as really weird characters, you're just not sure what's going to happen next, is a monkey going to jump out on stage juggling a bunch of humpback whales while using its tail to whip piranhas feeding on puffer fishes inside a tank?

    It's your turn DNC, please be really funny too!
  • roadbikeRob

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    Aug 01, 2016 10:44 PM GMT
    pellaz saidfirst the failed Trump/Pence logo (the T phucking the P)
    now a plagiarized speech and stolen from no less than the greatest presidential administration

    Trump is unfit to be president
    The only candidate that is unfit to be President is Hillary rotten Clinton. Anyone who votes for the Wicked Witch of Wall Street is a treasonous traitor to this great country.