Michelle Obama must have felt déjà vu Monday night if she watched Melania Trump praise her husband on the opening night of the Republican National Convention.

Donald Trump applauds his wife, Melania, at Republican National Convention. Photo via npr.org
The presumptive GOP first lady seems to have plagiarized parts of the speech Michelle gave at the Democratic National Convention in Denver.

Michelle said in August 2008:

“Barack and I were raised with so many of the same values: that you work hard for what you want in life; that your word is your bond and you do what you say you’re going to do; that you treat people with dignity and respect, even if you don’t know them, and even if you don’t agree with them.

“And Barack and I set out to build lives guided by these values, and to pass them on to the next generation. Because we want our children — and all children in this nation — to know that the only limit to the height of your achievements is the reach of your dreams and your willingness to work for them.

Monday night in Cleveland, Melania said:

“From a young age, my parents impressed on me the values that you work hard for what you want in life: that your word is your bond and you do what you say and keep your promise; that you treat people with respect. They taught and showed me values and morals in their daily life.

“That is a lesson that I continue to pass along to our son, and we need to pass those lessons on to the many generation to follow.”

In the aftermath, social media went to work on #FamousMelaniaTrumpQuotes.

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