rhetorical analysis-cost of free speech

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Dean Search Professor McCorry Thought and Expression 4 November 2010 The Cost of Free Speech In Kevin McCorry’s article The Cost of Free Speech he states that the Supreme Court recently eliminated any restriction on the amount of money that corporations can use to support or hinder political candidates. Consequently this led to politicians winning elections solely based upon their funds for campaigning. Another main point to his article is that the corporations donate money for the candidate to campaign and in turn the corporations get all the power in the future decisions of the country. McCorry’s use of the word “we” in the beginning of the article gives the audience a sense of togetherness. It draws them in and makes them want to continue reading. Throughout the first paragraph he uses “we” various times. This creates an immediate friendship between the audience and him. It is effective because it makes the audience feel like they are a part of his argument. Skepticism comes in because by using the word
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