Who in their right mind would plagiarize a Democrat’s speech?

So I watched Melania Trump’s speech last night – and it was a home run. She was funny, passionate and delivered a wonderful story about her journey to America.

But I have to admit — there were moments when I thought to myself — now where have I heard that before?

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It turns out several passages in her speech were very similar to ones delivered by First Lady Michelle Obama in 2008.

The mainstream media’s already hollering about plagiarism – but that seems like a mighty big stretch.

Besides politics is loaded with folks who pilfered the words of others for their own self-gain — President Obama, Hillary Clinton, Joe Biden.

The Trump campaign responded with a non-denial denial. They said her remarks included fragments that reflected her own thinking.

So I’m going to give Mrs. Trump a pass on this one.

I don’t know anybody in their right mind who would lift anything from a Democrat’s speech — much less one from Mrs. Obama — or her husband.

Todd Starnes is host of Fox News Commentary, heard on hundreds of radio stations. His latest book is “God Less America: Real Stories From the Front Lines of the Attack on Traditional Values.” Follow Todd on Twitter@ToddStarnes and find him on Facebook.

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