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She put herself out there and apparently plagiarized part of her speech. The Velveteen Ocelot Jul 2016 #1
I don't blame her as much as Trump; he's probably behind it. sarae Jul 2016 #2
It isn't very hard to make that family look stupid is it? The_Casual_Observer Jul 2016 #3
she says she wrote her speech...except for the bits swiped from michelle obama nt msongs Jul 2016 #4
DU has a GD thread titled, "She speaks better than the Donald!" pinboy3niner Jul 2016 #5
This message was self-deleted by its author Cali_Democrat Jul 2016 #7
I feel sorry for Scott Baio underpants Jul 2016 #109
She plagiarized her speech. That shouldn't be criticized? NYC Liberal Jul 2016 #6
Post removed Post removed Jul 2016 #14
oooh ! Nasty ! (but accurate) Angel Martin Jul 2016 #21
Apparently not.. leave trump's wife alone! Cha Jul 2016 #42
Plagiarism in a national speech is a MASSIVE story MohRokTah Jul 2016 #8
Exactly Moh.. NYDN tomorrow.. Cha Jul 2016 #43
good one enid602 Jul 2016 #55
Yes, having to copy best lines from a Democrat's Hortensis Jul 2016 #95
Rubio must be behind the scenes somewhere... Blanks Jul 2016 #102
Hmm, yes. Doubt Rand Paul. He was a verrry slow learner Hortensis Jul 2016 #105
I'd forgotten about Rand Paul... Blanks Jul 2016 #110
Plagiarism in defense of liberty is no vice; composition in defense of originality is no virtue Bucky Jul 2016 #118
She's the one who gave the speech Nevernose Jul 2016 #9
Didn't get enough out of singing her praises over at JPR? Starry Messenger Jul 2016 #10
Right! :) Hortensis Jul 2016 #96
Right.. and neither is lying when she said she "..wrote it with as little help as possible".. Cha Jul 2016 #98
To be fair... Blanks Jul 2016 #107
Actually, my intention of watching former First Ladies would be to note what they said BobbyDrake Jul 2016 #159
She could have paraphrased it... Blanks Jul 2016 #161
This is a real head scratcher.... Peregrine Took Jul 2016 #11
They stole a speech from a woman they've dumped on for eight years ProudToBeBlueInRhody Jul 2016 #12
^THIS^ sarae Jul 2016 #26
Yup, 100% agree... Moostache Jul 2016 #31
Your subject line should, IMO, be all in caps, Ilsa Jul 2016 #58
Right on. sarcasmo Jul 2016 #117
Thank You. Tarheel_Dem Jul 2016 #156
By mid morning, what DU says about her Wednesdays Jul 2016 #13
I'm not dumping on her... MiniMe Jul 2016 #15
Don't you post on a website that uses the c-word to describe HRC? msanthrope Jul 2016 #16
That site is pro-Trump, too. eom MohRokTah Jul 2016 #25
Tertiary syphilis support group.....not a website. nt msanthrope Jul 2016 #33
The hypocrisy from piners astounding. joshcryer Jul 2016 #39
Nothing the Pinebaggerz say surprises me anymore.. zappaman Jul 2016 #51
It thrives on toxicity. joshcryer Jul 2016 #56
Thank you. greatauntoftriplets Jul 2016 #69
The level of denial it takes......to post on said website and then come here to msanthrope Jul 2016 #70
Does she really think that Trump's wife should not be held accountable for plagiarism? greatauntoftriplets Jul 2016 #72
Misanthrope= elleng Jul 2016 #133
Your brilliant comeback misspelled my username. msanthrope Jul 2016 #139
SO SORRY, MS. elleng Jul 2016 #140
Conflating a tertiary syphilis support group with a SCOTUS decision is kinda msanthrope Jul 2016 #142
No kidding, and that's not the only name they call her Maven Jul 2016 #84
Well we dump on him so much, why does it bother you? Rex Jul 2016 #17
No its dump on the Plagiarizer brettdale Jul 2016 #18
She is an adult senseandsensibility Jul 2016 #19
Did you accidentally post this on DU instead of the other "progressive" site cosmicone Jul 2016 #20
Note my observation above.....that wonderfully progressive site that uses the c-word msanthrope Jul 2016 #22
That's the one !! n/t cosmicone Jul 2016 #24
Maybe too many tabs open at once. msanthrope Jul 2016 #27
and do get banned for using it .... n/t cosmicone Jul 2016 #28
NYC_SKP got banned for implying it. joshcryer Jul 2016 #41
And now he is a moderator on the other "progressive" site cosmicone Jul 2016 #81
You should really consider getting off your high horse. Vattel Jul 2016 #154
Let me guess: might you be justifying your own participation in the site that celebrates sexist Squinch Jul 2016 #157
Lol, now the site supposedly "celebrates sexist and racist slurs." Typical smearing. Vattel Jul 2016 #162
Lol, not smearing. Do go look. They celebrate racist and sexist slurs. Squinch Jul 2016 #163
I appreciate your tacit admission that the use of the c-word at the other site is wrong. msanthrope Jul 2016 #158
Speaking of... joshcryer Jul 2016 #40
good grief! Cha Jul 2016 #92
LOL, I saw that ProudToBeBlueInRhody Jul 2016 #100
Pinebaggerz love them some Trump! zappaman Jul 2016 #114
+1 tallahasseedem Jul 2016 #65
Yes, it is. She plagiarized Michelle's speech. ChisolmTrailDem Jul 2016 #23
For plagiarism? She's fair game. Warpy Jul 2016 #29
He'll ya it is GusBob Jul 2016 #30
She married a toilet. What do you expect. Lint Head Jul 2016 #32
So did Laura Bush, but I always gave her props Warpy Jul 2016 #34
And she didn't have to run a stop sign because she was Lint Head Jul 2016 #35
Melania should have known better, but if Michelle Obama would have done this Lady_Chat Jul 2016 #36
+1 uponit7771 Jul 2016 #38
This is exactly correct Evergreen Emerald Jul 2016 #76
+1000 Starry Messenger Jul 2016 #93
Team TP will come along and wipe it all off.... jus sayin uponit7771 Jul 2016 #37
No--it's "Call out the plagiarist." MADem Jul 2016 #44
she gets a pass? Warren DeMontague Jul 2016 #45
“I read once over it and that’s all. Because I wrote it and with [as] little help as possible.” Cha Jul 2016 #46
Oh good Lord bluestateguy Jul 2016 #47
Good, bad, indifferent JustAnotherGen Jul 2016 #48
thank you for that, Gen.. well said. Not only were FL Michelle's words plagiarized Cha Jul 2016 #52
They sure the hell never cut Hillary Clinton any slack when she was the spouse. deurbano Jul 2016 #106
Good point JustAnotherGen Jul 2016 #112
Not dump...hold feet to the fire. Scurrilous Jul 2016 #49
Whoosh! zappaman Jul 2016 #50
She gets a free pass because why lapfog_1 Jul 2016 #53
A speaker at a political event is not just a "wife" Democat Jul 2016 #54
Leave Trump alone!!!!... SidDithers Jul 2016 #57
Nice driveby Orrex Jul 2016 #59
Huh? mindfulNJ Jul 2016 #60
Not when she steals somebody elses words. book_worm Jul 2016 #61
She has only herself to blame for the pickle she now finds herself in. avebury Jul 2016 #62
Her speech should be criticized bigwillq Jul 2016 #63
Did you go to bed before the revelation? tallahasseedem Jul 2016 #64
Pinebagger says what? nt Codeine Jul 2016 #66
Mrs. Dumb & Mr. Dumber are adults, put themselves out there and lie/plagiarize! Her Sister Jul 2016 #67
I have to respectfully disagree with you, Elleng. Koinos Jul 2016 #68
Very well said Koinos JustAnotherGen Jul 2016 #91
Agree. Fwiw, Joe Scarborough said 3 sources told Hortensis Jul 2016 #99
You're defending plagiarism? greatauntoftriplets Jul 2016 #71
Trump's wife plagarized Michele Obama's 2008 speech Gothmog Jul 2016 #73
This didn't work out like you intended mythology Jul 2016 #74
I see you're on the Manafort team. pnwmom Jul 2016 #75
She put herself forward as an advocate. Fair game. Adrahil Jul 2016 #77
Nice..ignore plagiarism..Ignore her other deceptions... beachbumbob Jul 2016 #78
LOL!!! You are a riot! Maybe you should invite Mrs. Trump, Donald and Jill Stein over to Squinch Jul 2016 #79
If Michelle Obama had plagiarized Nancy Reagan rjsquirrel Jul 2016 #80
If the wife plagiarizes a political speech at the CONVENTION, then yeah, fair game. wildeyed Jul 2016 #82
she is an active supporter of her husband who is a complete piece of fucking shit snooper2 Jul 2016 #83
I think you have your answer. n/t dumbcat Jul 2016 #85
Why in heaven's name did they plagiarize from Michelle Obama's speech? Koinos Jul 2016 #86
I'm genuinely curious. kcr Jul 2016 #87
This message was self-deleted by its author tenderfoot Jul 2016 #88
your concern is duly noted, nt geek tragedy Jul 2016 #89
Well if you use your family as political props, Mendocino Jul 2016 #90
I concur, it is very unseemly. nt bemildred Jul 2016 #94
She should be given her full due. bluedigger Jul 2016 #97
She gets on the stage at a GOP convention, she's fair game CanonRay Jul 2016 #101
Looking forward to your spirited defense of Bill during the DNC Rose Siding Jul 2016 #103
Please don't hold your breath. zappaman Jul 2016 #108
Really? SHE did this. No one else. Sigh... Liberal_Stalwart71 Jul 2016 #104
Oh I see, found your thread at the other site, Melania is just DREAMY right ROFLMAO snooper2 Jul 2016 #111
Busted! Stinky The Clown Jul 2016 #115
I don't support Trump, so I guess I'm not a "Progressive" like those zappaman Jul 2016 #116
What? Is there a spot on the calendar for let the plagiarist plagiarize night? ck4829 Jul 2016 #113
She plagiarized on live TV. She's an adult, should know better. backscatter712 Jul 2016 #119
I don't even get why you think any political speaker is above criticism. Plus this one Bluenorthwest Jul 2016 #120
What's the problem? leftynyc Jul 2016 #121
She gave a political speech at a political convention. Iggo Jul 2016 #122
It's not just about dumping on the wife. hamsterjill Jul 2016 #123
No, it's "Rightfully criticize the plagiarizer for such a dishonest speech she didn't even write... Hong Kong Cavalier Jul 2016 #124
Thanks Obama! tenderfoot Jul 2016 #125
Sad to see an O'Malley supporter use a Strawman argument to prop up Trump emulatorloo Jul 2016 #126
Many are more a Hillary hater than an O'Malley supporter. zappaman Jul 2016 #127
Hit and run post... I wonder where the op ran off to? taught_me_patience Jul 2016 #128
I see some crap comments here. elleng Jul 2016 #129
You made up stuff about DUers and then ran off. Rex Jul 2016 #131
I made NOTHING up, elleng Jul 2016 #135
This message was self-deleted by its author Rex Jul 2016 #137
Any comment? JaneyVee Jul 2016 #138
I find it amusing that you refer to her as "Mrs. Tramp" but are pissed at DUers for criticizing her tenderfoot Jul 2016 #145
Well it is all about feeling superior to usernames on a forum in cyberspace. Rex Jul 2016 #152
So we can't criticize a plagiarizer putting herself out there to elect a bloated gas bag Downtown Hound Jul 2016 #130
I posted well before the plagirism was apparent, elleng Jul 2016 #132
I respect you for leaving the post up. lpbk2713 Jul 2016 #134
Thanks, lpbk2713. elleng Jul 2016 #136
DU finds your support of the republican nominee's wife Maru Kitteh Jul 2016 #164
If, in fact, DU 'thinks' I 'support' tramp's wife, elleng Jul 2016 #165
Again, I love how you refer to her as "Tramp" then scold others for not "understanding her/reasons" tenderfoot Jul 2016 #167
I refer, consistently, to her husband as Tramp, elleng Jul 2016 #168
I see it's dump on the wife hour for you. tenderfoot Jul 2016 #169
Some others would have at least edited it, especially after it was pointed out in this thread and still_one Jul 2016 #150
I sometimes wonder about those who participate in sites that allow vulgarities against still_one Jul 2016 #149
It makes no difference Downtown Hound Jul 2016 #155
This message was self-deleted by its author SidDithers Jul 2016 #160
She's a high profile public figure in a presidential campaign. Crunchy Frog Jul 2016 #141
Strange how Melania gets more positive press by some here than Hillary. glennward Jul 2016 #143
The candidate's "wife", as you call it, is running for First Lady, and is part of her husband's still_one Jul 2016 #144
I actually thought it was a very good speech, though at the time I did not know that it was madinmaryland Jul 2016 #146
Ditto, elleng Jul 2016 #147
On the other hand, anyone who went after Ghoulianni would have sounded great. madinmaryland Jul 2016 #148
sorry but... chillfactor Jul 2016 #151
She made a speech at the RNC on national television giftedgirl77 Jul 2016 #153
This message was self-deleted by its author frankieallen Jul 2016 #166
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