The President Of The United States

1611 Words May 14th, 2016 7 Pages
In every presidential election, political debates occur with the political party’s main candidate where they offer their views on running the country then citizens decide who should be the president of the United States. In 1984, President Ronald Reagan and Walter Mondale participated in their second debate against each other. Four panelists on the topic of defense and foreign policy issues would prompt the two candidates to certain issues of their concern. Some issues in the dispute that were discussed were over the Soviet Union, use of military force, and illegal immigration. Certain procedures are done during the debate as the candidates only have a certain amount of time to answer the prompt and the second candidate gets the same amount of time to rebuttal the argument. Ronald Reagan proposes his ideologies to the panelist and all of the United States in the debate, on how the president will address the issue of illegal immigration the best way, through his perspective and current knowledge by using ethos, pathos, and logos all concurrently and effectively.
Georgie Anne Geyer, who was a syndicated columnist for the Universal Press Syndicate began the topic of illegal immigration as something that is not stressed enough in the country to Ronald Reagan’s opponent, Mr. Mondale. Walter Mondale the democratic candidate, says “other aspects of the Simpson-Mazzoli bill that strengthen enforcement at the border, strengthen other ways of dealing with undocumented workers”…
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