Unformatted text preview: a. Claim b. Warrant c. Backing d. Data 3. Evaluate the quality of the argument in #2. Would you find it acceptable? Why/why not? n Limit: 300 words (Use word count, and stick to the limit.). I would consider the second argument to be acceptable. It follows the Toulmin model by presenting the argument with a claim, warrant and data. However, it is not as strong as it could be. Without a qualifier and/or a rebuttal in the argument, the argument lacks the substance to win over readers or defeat opposing arguments. With the addition of a qualifier such as “National news polls had Obama ahead of McCain by at least 10%” and the rebuttal “ Some many say that Obama is just an great oratist, however it was his public speaking skills combined with his well formulated argument that won him this debate.” If these sentences were included, the argument would be much more successful....
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