Although used sparingly, Trump exploits kairos to lambast his critics. He is fully aware that some of the members of Congress are not friendly to his policies. In this regard, he uses the opportunity to suggest that there lawmakers who oppose his health care reform plan. Moreover, the President laments sanctuary law enforcement policies in California and New York are hurting the security of the public. Since he knows that the Union Address is a great platform, to speak out his mind, all these statements are directed both at the legislature and the public. In conclusion, Trump succeeds in communicating his policies during his third State of the Union Address. If the President intended to outline the success of his administration and challenges ahead, then he has done an excellent job in articulating these issues. In the speech, he utilizes pathos, kairos, ethos and logos to appeal to the audience. Although the address has some cases exaggeration and personal digression from the statement, these incidents do not dent the impact of the speech on keen listeners. Works Cited Gourguechon, Prudy. "Why Inspiring Trust And Trusting Others Are Essential Leadership Capacities (Within Bounds)." Forbes , 25 Feb 2018, - are-essential-leadership-capacities-within-bounds/#575258ba5359. Accessed 12 Mar 2020. Issah, Mohammed. "Change Leadership: The Role of Emotional Intelligence." SAGE Open , vol. 8, no. 3, 2018, p. 215824401880091
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