Kasich Defiant By Ted Cruz Analysis

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We begin with Gabriel Trip’s, "Kasich Defiant as G.O.P. Presses Him to Quit Race to Thwart Trump." This article tells us of Republicans hopes for Kasich to drop out of the race and back Sen. Ted Cruz. It is believed by Republicans that Sen. Cruz has a better chance at beating Donald Trump in the presidential race than Kasich does. However, Kasich has refused to pull himself from the race stating “[…] he, not the Texas senator, was the best option to stop Mr. Trump.” (Paragraph 2) This argument seem to not hold weight after the voting on Tuesday, March 22 where he received no delegates in either Utah or Arizona. While many of those choosing to back Cruz have a closer ideology with Kasich they have made the decision to support Sen. Cruz in their beliefs he is the better candidate to defeat Donald Trump. Kasich argues he is able to win “[…] in most of the remaining states, not those who identify as ' 'very conservative ' ' or …show more content…
Cruz. I do not believe Mr. Kasich remaining in the race at this point will be beneficial in the Republican Party’s efforts to thwart Donald Trump. Albeit, I can understand Mr. Kasich not wanting to just hand the nomination to Sen. Cruz when he feels he is the better candidate to defeat Donald J Trump. Mr. Kasich, may in fact, be the better man for the presidency; but does that mean that American voters are knowledgeable enough with Kasich’s viewpoints and ideologies to choose him over Donald Trump for starters, and then Hillary Clinton?
In our next article from the New York Times titled “Learning Lessons from Outrage” the author opens by referring to Donald J Trump as a demagogue. Webster’s dictionary gives us two definitions for demagogue:
1: a leader who makes use of popular prejudices and false claims and promises in order to gain power.
2: a leader championing the cause of the common people in ancient

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