Social media skewers Melania Trump after controversial speech

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CLEVELAND — Social media caught fire late Monday night after accusations were made that Melania Trump’s speech to the Republican National Convention mirrored some comments that first lady Michelle Obama made in a speech at the Democratic National Convention in Denver in 2008.

Comparisons of the transcripts show the text in Trump’s address following nearly to the word Obama’s speech from the first night of the Democratic convention nearly eight years ago.

After the accusations were made, Twitter took off with hilarious comments and memes. Users also began attributing famous quotes to Trump using the hashtag #FamousMelaniaTrumpQuotes.