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Tue Jul 19, 2016, 10:35 PM

How Melania Trumpís Speech Veered Off Course and Caused an Uproar

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Source: NYT

The speechwriters, Matthew Scully and John McConnell, sent Ms. Trump a draft last month, eager for her approval.

Weeks went by. They heard nothing.

Inside Trump Tower, it turned out, Ms. Trump had decided she was uncomfortable with the text, and began tearing it apart, leaving a small fraction of the original.

Her quiet plan to wrest the speech away and make it her own set in motion the most embarrassing moment of the convention: word-for-word repetition of phrases and borrowed themes from Michelle Obamaís speech at the Democratic convention eight years ago.



Read more: http://www.nytimes.com/2016/07/20/us/politics/melania-trump-convention-speech.html?_r=0



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Reply How Melania Trumpís Speech Veered Off Course and Caused an Uproar (Original post)
Tactical Peek Jul 2016 OP
Tactical Peek Jul 2016 #1
The_Casual_Observer Jul 2016 #2
Moostache Jul 2016 #3
Spitfire of ATJ Jul 2016 #9
JenniferJuniper Jul 2016 #4
jaysunb Jul 2016 #5
Pluvious Jul 2016 #7
Bernardo de La Paz Jul 2016 #8
PSPS Jul 2016 #6
awoke_in_2003 Jul 2016 #10
OKNancy Jul 2016 #11

Response to Tactical Peek (Original post)

Tue Jul 19, 2016, 10:36 PM

1. Related at TPM:

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Response to Tactical Peek (Original post)

Tue Jul 19, 2016, 10:40 PM

2. This is a stupid woman of no substance or significance

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Response to The_Casual_Observer (Reply #2)

Tue Jul 19, 2016, 10:45 PM

3. Yup, 100% agree...

When you are raised in ivory towers and totally out of touch with reality, it is very easy to believe the bullshit. His idiot kids all have the same thing - a breathtaking lack of knowledge of their very real limitations.

She is arm candy and she allowed herself to believe that she knows more than she does, pure and simple.

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Response to The_Casual_Observer (Reply #2)

Wed Jul 20, 2016, 01:37 AM

9. Maybe she believes orange is the new black.

 

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Response to Tactical Peek (Original post)

Tue Jul 19, 2016, 10:47 PM

4. She may not realize the peons of the world have access to the Google Machine

and can check shit like this.

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Response to Tactical Peek (Original post)

Tue Jul 19, 2016, 11:11 PM

5. I'm still stuck on the nude photos, and not in a

carnal way. I'm befuddled by the fact the self righteous right would just overlook this not so little reality. The First Lady of America ?

This doesn't compute...for me at least.

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Response to jaysunb (Reply #5)

Wed Jul 20, 2016, 12:21 AM

7. Realities are actually very relative things...

... Their's are different than our's, with a different set of rules.

It is unfair to pass judgment upon them, based simply on the rules of our reality.

How else can you believe with all your heart, that two of every type of dinosaurs all fit in one wooden boat built with Bronze Age tools, by one man.

Trouble thyself not.

Things just are.

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Response to jaysunb (Reply #5)

Wed Jul 20, 2016, 12:47 AM

8. Porn is a disease, according to Republican platform approved by Trump delegates. . . . nt

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Response to Tactical Peek (Original post)

Wed Jul 20, 2016, 12:15 AM

6. The fact is that these people just aren't very bright

All that matters to people like them is to:

a) Look good
b) Have lots of money

and, with any luck,

3) Become a celebrity

That's it. All of it. "Ms. Trump" thinks that, with this package, that means she has "everything." She's "better than everyone at everything." His kids are the same way. It's worse than a sense of entitlement. It's that plus a sense of superiority in everything based solely on items 1, 2 and, they hope, 3. Of course, it helps when you're surrounded by fawning sycophants and you consider yourself a "business expert" because you got a job at your daddy's company.

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Response to Tactical Peek (Original post)

Wed Jul 20, 2016, 01:50 AM

10. Oh please

 

The woman doesnt have the mental horsepower to know that 2 and 2 make 4. How the fuck does she know what makes a good speech?

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Response to Tactical Peek (Original post)

Wed Jul 20, 2016, 03:45 AM

11. Locking. this is not breaking news

this is a commentary/editorial

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