What does Emma Watson’s HeforShe and the Soviet Union have in common?

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I followed a gut feeling something was wrong. Sure enough…

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I wonder how much of the speech she actually wrote, how much she was told to write and how much she plagiarized. Regardless of the original source (which could go back millennia to a Rabbi) surely the association with Communism and the deaths of millions should be enough to dissaude quotation? Or a Romney in its modern form. Nice.