Melania Trump: I Am Spartacus, and Four Score and Seven Years Ago I Had A Dream

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Okay, so we were gonna leave the RNC jamboree to its own demented devices, but this! It seems the carefully posh Mrs. Drumpf, faced with the arduous task of coming up with some words from her own wee little brain, made the carelessly dumb move to borrow Michelle Obama's words instead. In less time than it takes to say "I have a dream," some folks on the Internet - which the Drumpf campaign evidently hasn't heard of - realized that chunks of her speech were coincidentally EXACTLY THE SAME WORDS as Michelle's in her 2008 Democratic Convention speech. Seeking to cover their hapless tracks, the Trump campaign has been trying, in Melania's memorable words, to "float like a butterfly, sting like a bee," stammering out various lame excuses and denials: “What she did was use words that are common words," “Melania’s team of writers took notes on her life’s inspirations, and in some instances included fragments that reflected her own thinking," "Who me?" (actually, we made that one up). Meanwhile, Melania herself issued her own (stolen) harmonious apology for appropriating the words of a black woman whose black husband her racist husband persistently insults. Still, they couldn't stop the giddy flood of

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