The Depretations Of Niccolò Machiavelli's Argument?

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In recent discussions of Niccolò Machiavelli’s arguments, from his book “The Prince”. A controversial issue has been whether “a man who wishes to make a vocation of being good at all times will come to ruin among so many who are not good. Hence it is necessary for a prince [political leader] who wishes to maintain his position to learn how not to be good, and to use this knowledge or not to use it according to necessity” (670). On one hand, some argue that “the ends justify the means.” From this perspective, Richard Milhous Nixon’s successes include the opening of friendly relations with China. On the other hand, however, others argue that the Watergate scandal and the bombing of Cambodia are not justified means. In Machiavelli’s argument that …show more content…
Kennedy and the Richard Nixon debate were the first televised presidential election in American history. Nixon and Kennedy election had a big effect on presidential outcomes, but also the crafting of “public image” and “media exposure.” These play a role in a successful presidential election. Public image is the ideas and opinions that the people have about a person. Media exposure is the means of communication that the main priority is to reach out as many people as possible. The ways to reach out through media exposure include television, newspapers, and radio. In his book, The Prince, Machiavelli maintains that “[A political leader] must not worry about the reproach of cruelty when it is a matter of keeping his subject united and loyal....” (672) that [a political leader] that is Former President of the united states Richard Nixon has to safeguard his kingdom/country, in addition, amalgamate his power. Machiavelli supports this notion that "the end justifies the means." As long as there are positive results and not an issue with unethical means. Historically, Nixon has done actions which include The War On Cancer, Smashing The Deficit, Guaranteed Health Care, Gender Equality, and Desegregation. But, Nixon’s team failed to retrieve the wire taps, caught, persecuted, and traced back to Nixon. Nixon non-acceptation on trust was the downfall due to the hush money being traced back to Nixon. This was the idea that no matter the case, it is not good to lie to anyone, …show more content…
Though he created some good deeds through government programing and laws; Nixon committed one after another deed that made him resign from office before being impeached. John F. Kennedy and the Richard Nixon debate were the first televised major event every 4 years on November 2nd. It was certain of his defeat due to the new components involved that are “public image” and “media exposure” that were not the cases with historical radio systems. John F. Kennedy has the best on image when it came to the American people. He was also majorly exposed when it came to his presidential election, while Nixon was old, nasty, and went through the accusations and name calling due to the Watergate scandal. Nixon’s and his reelection comity team failed to retrieve the wire taps, caught, persecuted, and traced back to Nixon. No lie or action is good if you need to hide it by sending a cover up burglars and the people that you are hiding it from is the American public. Nixon was considered a great president to the American people. He ended American involvement in the war in Vietnam, brought American POWs back home, and shut off the military draft that had the American public frighten due to the fear of going to war. Nixon has to say the Presidential Oath of Office, which is the protection of the

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