Accusations of plagiarism abound after Melania Trump's speech

Comparisons have been made to the two speeches, so Charlie Langton asks some Michigan politicos for their opinion.

Melania Trump was the talk of the political world Tuesday after giving her speech at the Republican National Convention.

Accusations are flying that portions of her speech was taken from a 2008 Michelle Obama speech.

Melania Trump is a legal immigrant from the old Yugoslavia, speaks five languages, is an accomplished model and is known for her generous charity work but some say her message was lost in the speech which was suspected of being plagiarized by her speech writer.

Here's what Michelle Obama said in 2008, and what Melania Trump said Monday night.

Michelle Obama: "We want our children and all children in this nation to know the only limit to the height of your achievement ... is the reach of your dreams and your willingness to work hard for them."

Melania Trump: "We want our children in this nation to know the only limit to your achievement is the strength of your dreams and your willingness to work for them."

Political consultant Sam Riddle and Oakland County Executive L. Brooks Patterson each weigh in. 
 

 


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