Richard Nixon Essay

659 Words3 Pages
Crystal Barragan Com 100 June 23, 2012 Senator Richard Nixon Establishes Pathos by stating, I want to read to you, just briefly, excerpts from a letter which after all this is over no one can take away from us. It reads as follow: Dear Senator Nixon, Since I am only 19 years of age I can't vote in this presidential election, but believe me if I could you and General Eisenhower would certainly get my vote. My husband is in the Fleet Marines in Korea. He's a corpsman on the front lines and we have a 2 month old son he's never seen. And I feel confident that with great Americans like you and General Eisenhower in the White House, lonely Americans like myself will be united with their loved ones now in Korea. I only pray to God that you won't be too late. Enclosed is a small check that will help you in your campaign. Living on $85 a month, it is all I can afford at present, but let me know what else I can do. Folks it's a check for $10 dollars, and it's one that I will never cash. Senator Nixon Established Ethos by stating, Nixon starts off immediately with an ethos argument, portraying himself as an honest man whose integrity has been impugned upon. I come before you tonight as a candidate for the Vice Presidency and as a man whose honesty and integrity has been questioned. Now, the unusual political thing to do when charges are made against you is to either ignore them or to deny them without giving details. I believe we've had enough of that in the United States, particularly with the present Administration in Washington, D.C. To me, the office of the Vice Presidency of the United States is a great, and I feel that the people have got to have confidence in the integrity of the men who run for that office and who might obtain it. Senator Richard Nixon Establishes Logos by stating, First of all, a Senator gets 15,000 a year in salary. He gets

More about Richard Nixon Essay

Open Document