Because I agree with this quote from, and because I further believe that media is not detrimental towards the American political processes, I offer the following resolution RESOLVED: The influence of the media is detrimental to the American political process.
For the sake of clarity in today’s debate I offer the following definitions of key terms:
Media: from the voiced stops' being regarded as intermediate between the tenues and the aspirates; a voiced stop
"Media.” Merriam-Webster.com. Merriam-Webster, n.d. Web. 24 Jan. 2014. .
Detrimental: causing damage or injury; obvious harmful; damaging “Detrimental.” Merriam-Webster.com. Merriam-Webster, n.d. Web. 24 Jan. 2014. .
Political: of or relating to politics or government; interested in or active in politics; involving, concerned with, or accused of acts against a government “Political.” Merriam-Webster.com. Merriam-Webster, n.d. Web. 24 Jan. 2014. .
Process: a series of actions that produce something or that lead to a particular result; a series of changes that happen naturally "Process." Merriam-Webster.com. Merriam-Webster, n.d. Web. 24 Jan. 2014. .
Political Process: the process of the formulation and administration of public policy usu. by interaction between social groups and political institutions or between political leadership and public opinion
The specific value the affirmative shall offer in agreement with the resolution is Revolution. To specifically identify the meaning of the value we turn to John Locke’s 5 criterions for Revolution, which are 1.- It substitutes arbitrary will for law
2.- It hinders the legislative powers from assembling in good time or from acting freely
3- It alters the mode of electing the legislative body
4- It delivers the people into the jurisdiction of a foreign power
5- It abandons the trust to govern the people
Contention 1: Biased Media
The media is biased and chooses their preferred elector and destroys the opponent and...
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