Obama's Speech At The Democratic National Convection

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When we think of leaders of America, whom do we think of? Someone who is honest, trustworthy, and loyal, right? We want someone who will have our country’s best interest at heart. As we listened to Michelle Obama’s speech at the Democratic National Convection, we can trust Obama’s credibility because of her accomplishments while in the white house and by her actions that have proven her character. Obama is not only the first lady of the United States; she is an activist, service leader, and most importantly a mother. Through a majority of her speech, Obama primarily places an emphasis on the future of our children to grasp the attention of her audience. She was able to relay the importance of role models, leadership, and parenthood in her…show more content…
In Obama speech, she speaks highly about our future kids and the kind of role model they need to look up to. She begins to connect with her audience by telling a story of the first time she took the stage, eight years ago, explaining why her husband would be a great candidate to become president. “ Remember how I told you about his character and convictions, his decency and his grace, the traits that we’ve seen every day that he’s served our country in the white house? ” (Obama). Obama uses her husband’s platform to show us what a great president and role model her husband has been to this nation for the last eight years; she does this to give an emotion to her audience that she was right about her husband and she will be right about Hillary Clinton as well. She then goes on to clarify that unkind actions and harassment is not what this country stands for. “ How we explain that when someone is cruel or acts like a bully, you don’t stoop to their level. No, our motto is, when they go low, we go high”…show more content…
That’s how we’ve always moved this country forward, by all of us coming together on behalf of our children, folks who volunteer to coach that team, to teach that Sunday school class, because they know it takes a village”(Obama).
The structure behind those words was very passionate that the crowd could feel her words, her tone made it easier to relay the message across. Obama then ends her speech leaving voters with the thought of children because that’s who really matter at the end of the day. Overall, Obama’s speech powerfully persuaded the audience with her remarkable words. Voters can see Obama was able to relay her message with creating images in our heads and connecting with emotion to her words. Knowing that these kids our at home watching should be the most important part of this election for both
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