Gender And The Presidential Candidates Essay

2078 WordsDec 11, 20169 Pages
Gender and the Presidential Candidates Introduction This is essay will establish the different gender roles between the two candidates Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump. This paper will briefly give a short summary during the debates as well as some media content. I will also demonstrate that Donald Trump is misogynistic, racist and sexist by using his statements during this election process. Furthermore, I will analyze the whole presidential campaign and correlate the candidates with class lectures, readings and videos discussed during this semester. Analyzing and Synthesizing Candidates and Class Materials Before the two candidates met on stage for the three presidential debates to address the nation and answer questions from the public, there was a lot of horrible things being said from himself and by his campaign. Many of these statements Trump made were directed to women and minorities. Trump stated, “When Mexico sends its people, they’re not sending their best. They’re not sending you. They’re not sending you. They’re sending people that have lots of problems, and they’re bringing those problems with us. They’re bringing drugs. They’re bringing crime. They’re rapists. And some, I assume, are good people.” ( Washington Post) This seems to be an ongoing antic that Trump uses to get his supporters roweled up and to divide the people, by using race, gender and social class as his platform. He is using fear mongering tactics that are false and yet, so many people believed
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