Who Sabotaged Melania Trump’s Big Night?

I know nothing about Melania besides what I read about her in a Time Magazine article. She is obviously beautiful, poised and seems sweetly shy. One does not get the impression that she is the classic gold-digger type, and it would seem that the Donald has genuine feelings of affection for her.

Perhaps in reality she’s as much a fraud as her husband. But if that’s the case, then she has easily pulled the wool over my eyes. On the other hand she did say that she mostly wrote the speech herself. If that be the case then she is either quite unworldly, or like most in the Trump orbit, she believes there is nothing she can’t get away with.

The most likely scenario is that some dumb Trump flunky helped her with her speech writing and unwittingly was the cause that smudged her big night.

Very dark option number two is that it was an act of deliberate sabotage. This is not very likely, yet not completely impossible. Indeed, it would not be all that difficult for a political mole to slip by a not too politically sophisticated trump campaign staff a heavy dose of plagiarism.

And yet it seems ironic that of all the hatefulness that was unleash around Melinia’s words by folks like sleazy Rudy Giuliani, it was her at first seemingly innocent deliver that dominates the current news cycle.

In any event, one can surely understand how Donald Trump must be infuriated by the outcome, a kind of vicious poetic justice for all the nasty things the Donald has let fly.

Jim Ridgway, Jr. military writer — author of the American Civil War classic, “Apprentice Killers: The War of Lincoln and Davis.” Christmas gift, yes!

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