Melania Trump’s Convention Speech Stole Phrases From Michelle Obama’s 2008 Address

Melania Trump’s much-anticipated speech to close out Day 1 of the Republican National Convention is making waves for all the wrong reasons. 

The address was an opportunity—as Fortune‘s Tory Newmyer points out—to humanize her husband, whose boisterous public persona sheds little light on the man he is away from cameras and microphones. His wife, a former supermodel from Slovenia who’s been largely absent on the campaign trail, missed that chance and then some.

Shortly after she delivered her boilerplate remarks Monday night, the Internet erupted with allegations that she had plagiarized the current one.

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