September 25, 2012
A. Every person’s future in this room will be affected by the upcoming election between Obama and Romney, controversies happen.
a. Important to see all sides of the story because of controversies.
b. Gail Collins is author “Mitt’s Major Meltdown”. Democratic journalist, writes for New York Times.
c. Romney had poor timing and was immature about it. Romney bashed Obama’s administration. Focus on the attack not sympathizing.
d. Gail uses sarcasm and analysis of Romney’s logic/lack of.
A. Romney is unstable and unsuitable, uses ridiculous sarcastic comments to explain life with him as president.
a. Collins (2012) ”(Romney) who went for a cheap attack at a time when any calm mature adult would have waited and opted for at least a brief show of national unity” (para. 13).
b. Then criticizes other members of party for comments before repeating beginning.
B. Claim about Romney being unqualified because of attack.
a. Reaches for emotional side by commenting about those hurt.
b. Forms warrant from claim and data above.
C. Sarcasm initially was good/effective.
a. Collins (2012) “Feel free to worry about anything. That he’d declare war on Malta. Lock himself in a nuclear missile silo and refuse to come out until there’s a tax cut. Hand the country over to space aliens” (para. 5).
b. Over use made unprofessional.
c. Collins (2012) discredits supporters of Romney “Mitt Romney, a totally disgraced former secretary of defense, a…