language is powerful

http://blogs.thegospelcoalition.org/justintaylor/2016/01/28/how-donald-trump-uses-language/ Here is a fascinating (if you like this sort of thing) and insightful video breaking down the way Donald Trump communicates (don't be scared, it's only 6 minutes). I've wanted to do this sort of thing for months, but I'm so glad someone else did. Language is a powerful tool. As Donald himself has said, "I … Continue reading language is powerful

#EnoughTrump

Enough. That's what Brett Baier tweeted after Donald Trump continued his juvenile feud with Megyn Kelly on Friday. And that is all that needs to be said. Check out the story here: http://www.foxnews.com/politics/2016/03/19/fox-news-responds-to-trumps-attacks-on-megyn-kelly.html But, please, permit me to rant anyway. This is truly disturbing. 1) Trump has again and again attacked Megyn since last summer! Dude, give it … Continue reading #EnoughTrump

A Rhetorical Analysis of Donald Trump’s Campaign

Pathos – an appeal to emotion Ethos – an appeal to the credibility of the speaker Logos – an appeal to logic or reason Donald masterfully employs pathos. He brilliantly taps into the emotions of his followers, especially their fear, anger, and vindictive desire for justice. He is running for president at perhaps the most … Continue reading A Rhetorical Analysis of Donald Trump’s Campaign