Grand Old Party Analysis

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“Today, over 1 million immigrants enter our country legally per year, while the illegal population grows by about 500,000 per year” (William Gheen). Some Americans think it is a huge problem, while others believe they are people that deserve a chance at a better life. Either way, illegal immigration has been an ongoing problem in The United States since the late 1800’s. Originally, there were no laws on immigration until the U.S. began to grow rapidly, creating a problem. The government then passed laws prohibiting certain groups of people from entering the states, trying to reduce the number of people pouring into America. As years passed, the laws became stricter and restricted the amount of people, however, people did not stop entering illegally. The 1940’s marked the true beginning of illegal immigration that Americans deal with today. During the war years, The U.S had a labor …show more content…
The author used the Grand Old Party Candidates, also known as the GOP to express the ongoing matter in question. The Grand Old Party is a republican group, and the main discussion is how much voltage should be used on the border wall. All the candidates are divided on the number of voltage and how far the wall should throw people after being shocked. For instance, the author states that Jeb Bush thinks the fence should deliver a shock of seventy-five volts while Ted Cruz and Donald Trump think that is should be no less than twenty- thousand volts. The author uses sarcasm because there really is no electric fence and there will never be one. He also uses verbal irony because he is stating that the government needs to do something to keep the non-legal people out but does not mean The United States would go to the extremes of electrifying people to control it. The sarcasm the author uses helps show the view of the Republican Party on illegal

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