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Presidental Elections

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Assignment Presidential Elections
Allison Buchholz
Date: November 28, 2012
1972 Nixon vs. McGovern
My thoughts for President Nixon’s commerical’s were all for him. I thought that he was the right choice to be President at the time. There were two commericals that really got my attention, McGovern’s Welfare and Youth commericals. These two commericals got my attention because this is how I feel today and I am sure the citizens feel this way right now too. What President Nixon did in 1971, signing the 26th Amendment, really helped younng adults start being young adults. When the commerical talked about Welfare, it really made me think about people that have a job have to pay for people that cannot work or doesn’t want to work. Back then it was a big deal to stop Welfare but that failed. Today we will have Welfare and we are still paying for people that don’t want to work. My thoughts on McGovern’s commericals were not so great. 3 out of 10 commericals were with the same people. Not that is bad, but he couldv’e done each commerical with different people to get what everyone else thinks about President Nixon’s actions last term. I feel I would’ve choosen President Nixon over McGovern. McGovern’s commericals were sorta convicing but not enough for me to vote for him. There was one commerical that I did not understand and no matter how many times I saw it, I couldn’t grasp the meaning behind that commerical. The commerical name was Newspapers and the narrator just said, this is about... and that just got annoying because he just said that and a news article. So I think that this commerical could’ve been better made then just saying that. Yes I think that both of the candidates did fight fair. Each of them had two or three commericals geared toward each other. I would’ve voted for President Nixon, the reason why is because I think he was better for this country then McGovern. Nixon accomplished way more than most during his adminstration. Mostly because he got 8...