Donald Trump Plan Analysis

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Question 1.) “What is the main purpose or key question of the article?”

“The Trump Plan” is an article written by the editors at the National Review. The article evaluates Donald Trump’s views on immigration. While the writers are relaying his views to the reader in a seemingly civil way, they do take subtle shots at Donald Trump. Someone who they referred to within the text as “The Donald” (THE EDITORS 2015, p. 14). The Purpose of this article is to inform the reader of the infamous Donald Trump’s immigration plan (or lack thereof). This is very prominent throughout the text as the article tends to go over his views from the start to the end of the article. The key question being asked by the authors is less of a specific question
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The article states many, if not all of Donald Trump’s stances on immigration. Again, like I stated above; the authors seemed to disagree and look down upon Donald Trump. The bias that is certainly possessed by these authors is that they don’t like Donald Trump in the political world. Judging by the lack of informing evidence used by the authors to defend their snarky responses to the Donald’s views the reader can easily develop this opinion of the authors. The bias of the authors could and should be addressed with evidence. Plain and simple. When these authors were calling Donald Trump’s plans “fraught”, “an impossibility”, and “absurd” (THE EDITORS 2015, p. 14); they weren’t using any evidence to back up their remarks. In order for the reader to truly get behind the writers, the writers must provide substantial evidence, in order to lure in the …show more content…
In fact, this article is one large political issue itself. First and foremost, Immigration is a large political issue in the United States today, that is the whole point of this article. This is the largest political issue discussed. Immigration was addressed throughout the article, for this is an immigration article. Another political issue discussed within the article had to do with Visa’s. According to the authors, Donald Trump wants to increase the penalty/punishment on people who overstay their Visa. Another political issue brought to surface was birthright citizenship, the other goes on about how Donald Trump doesn’t believe in it and plans to abolish it. Also stated within the article is how Donald Trump plans to build a wall and make Mexico pay for

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