This years presidential debate was the last hope for either candidates to win over the heart’s of voters. This years race to be president has been filled with many different characters. Twenty three candidates in total to be exact. The final candidates being for the republican party Donald Trump, and for the democratic party Hillary Clinton. They both went back and forth at each other making sly remarks, and stating the facts to upgrade their candidacy stock.
In contrast to the darkness surrounding the faces of the children as they watch Donald Trump speak, the ad cuts to brighter scenes of Hillary Clinton giving a speech and children watching. During this speech Hillary Clinton says, “ Our children and grandchildren will look back at this time at the choices we are about to make, the goals we will strive for, the principles we will live by, and we need to make sure that they can be proud of us.” Throughout this ad,
Finally, we have a candidate who understands this, Bernie Sanders. This is our chance to start a political revolution by voting for Sanders, who wants freedom and equality for all American citizens. Over the seventy-four years of his life, Bernie Sanders has gained the appropriate knowledge to lead our country,
Among the winners was Marco Rubio. Rubio proved Wednesday night that he is ready to be President of the United States. The debate started off with Rubio being criticized for his “low voting attendance record in Senate” (Diamond). Rubio returned with a polite attack.
In turn, introducing the idea of “America first” led to him appealing to ethics (Ethos) by revisiting his accomplishments during his first year in office. Since the beginning of President Trump’s candidacy, he has introduced a newly found sense of patriotism. “If you work hard, if you believe in yourself, if you believe in America, then you can dream anything, you can
Martin Luther King Jr. inexplicably opened the eyes of Americans across the nation with his role in the movement and his use of resonating imagery, excellent emotional appeal, powerful voice, and evocation of logic in his “I Have a Dream” speech. With such an enthralling rhetoric he gained a vast amount of support and exponentially increased the pride in standing up for what’s righteous and just. Exemplifying the throes of being a colored person, King evoked sympathy whilst simultaneously applying the valid logic that no human should be subjected to lesser standards. His rhetoric wholly changed American history that day and thus conveyed his ability to maintain equanimity throughout all of the
During a funeral for Reverend Clementa Pinckney, a Charleston shooting victim, President Obama delivered an influential eulogy. This eulogy turned out to be so powerful that it traveled throughout the internet and became known as one of Obama’s best speeches from the duration of his presidency. The speech resonated so well with many citizens because of its relatable content and connections to passionate issues in today’s society. The delivery of the eulogy played a gigantic part in its effectiveness to Americans as well. President Obama’s eulogy contained beyond relatable content and various connections to the issues racking society’s bones today.
Third party candidates lack political influence in the U.S. due to the overwhelming two major party success rates. Their success can be largely attributed to the many electoral institutional rules that contribute to limiting the rise of third parties, their competition. This historically proven major party dominance is due to many factors including institutional arrangements, election laws, electoral college rules, and campaign finance laws that have shaped the course of American elections; however, there are instances in which third parties can overcome electoral institutional challenges and make noticeable progress. The institutional arrangements in the United States have made major two-party success almost inevitable; however, there is
In the past there have been many amazing and inspiring speeches that people have read. One of the amazing speeches was called I Have a Dream read by Martin Luther King Jr. He shared with the world that everyone is equal no matter the color of their skin. Another great speech that had been spoke was by Colonel Joshua Lawrence Chamberlain during the Civil War before they had gone into the three day battle at Gettysburg.
The 2016 democratic candidate, Bernie Sanders, gives his speech a month before the Democratic National Convention with two goals in mind: to persuade his voters to continue the movement he is spearheading, as well as for delegates that hear his speech to vote for him instead of his opponent, Hillary Clinton. He effectively captivates his audience, and seemingly achieves his goals, through the rhetorical appeals of parallel structure, ethos, and pathos.
Goldwater was an unfavorable candidate from the start, he was seen to be too much of an extremist and was not popular against the well liked Lyndon B. Johnson. The slogan he came up with for the campaign was widely ridiculed for making it seem like being for Goldwater was something to be ashamed of. The Democrats also made fun of the slogan, coming up with their own “In your guts you know he’s nuts” motto. Overall, the Goldwater campaign was a devastating defeat for the Republicans after Johnson won an astonishing 10:1 in electoral college votes
Maansi Dasari Mr. Morris AP English 3 12 January 2017 The Electoral College: The last remnant of slavery Amidst the chaos of the 2016 U.S. Presidential Election, emerges a cacophony of voices screaming for Electoral College reform. Many are angered by the results, others are confused: how can one candidate receive nearly three million more votes than the other and still lose the election? The Electoral College has been the United States’ method for electing a president since the Constitution was ratified, and this is far from the first time that it has been criticized.
In the passage from Staying Put: Making a Home in a Restless World, the author, Scott Sanders critically counters Salman Rushdie’s claim that migration is essential and effective. He also acts as a fair debater by explaining Rushdie's claims, though he uses a critical tone to emphasize that unlike Rushdie, he believes that staying put is better than migrating. Aside from using tone, as Sanders argues his perspective, he uses powerful diction to characterize certain ideas negatively or positively. Sanders also uses sophisticated language, including metaphors and personification, to support his points and give the readers a bigger sense of the negative effects of migration. Furthermore, by referring to historical examples, Sanders makes his argument more credible, therefore reinforcing his
Most people in foreign countries will look at America’s presidential election and say it is a mess—heck even some Americans will tell you this. But after looking through the candidates, Bernie Sanders is essentially the best choice. Not only does he address challenges in a big way, work to help the working middle class, and make college easy access to almost everyone in America, he will also set some records if he becomes president. According to Walter Pinkman he will break two records by becoming the oldest U.S. President and the first Jewish-American President in U.S. history.
The Boys on the Bus questions 1. In chapter 1 of “The Boys on the Bus”, Timothy Crouse quotes Karl Fleming (former political reporter) “You delude yourself into thinking, ‘Well, if I get on the bad side of these guys, then I’m not gonna get all that good stuff.’ But pretty soon the realization hits that there isn’t any good stuff, and there isn’t gonna be any good stuff.”