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Firstly, the National Review, founded by William F. Buckley, a conservative author, indicates that this news outlet possesses right-wing views. Articles that are published on the National Reviewpresent biased opinions and journalism that often counters the liberal
Pu 7viewpoint. As a matter of fact, Brian Babin, the author of this article, is a member of the Republican Party, which means that Babin will likely criticize the Democratic perspective. This is due to the rivalry between the two politically opposite Parties as they possess differentoutlooks on significant issues; thus, a disagreement ought to happen. As a result of their long-standing dispute, Babin claims that "President Obama has already admitted 8,000 of the 10,000 Syrian refugees . . . even while the attacks in Paris, Brussels, Nice, Boston, San Bernardino, and Orlando prove that terrorists have infiltrated and exploited the refugee programs of Western Europe and America . . . leaving hundreds of Americans dead. Remarkably, Hillary Clinton has promised that if elected president, she will increase this number to 65,000 Syrian refugees in her first year" (Babin 2016). This quotation demonstrates political bias because the article was published during the 2016 presidential election, which signifies that Babin was attempting to promote the Republican party. By expressing that the consequence of admitting refugees into America results in death, it demonstrates bias because it spreads panic and gives the audience the illusion of a threat to national security. Considering the fact that fear often influences one's actions, it may be used to persuade the center-winged audience to vote for the Republican party.Secondly, the title of the article, "America's Refugee Program: A Clear and Present Danger," shows bias because it only demonstrates one side of the refugee crisis by excluding the liberal perspective. To support the fact that refugees are dangerous, Babin used facts regarding terrorist attacks to frighten the audience into a more conservative outlook. For instance, Babin used facts such as "800 ongoing FBI investigations of ISIS-inspired terrorist suspects in the U.S" (Babin 2016), and "31 ISIS terrorists were arrested plotting terror attacksagainst Americans" (Babin 2016). The author specifically chose these stereotypical facts to promote the idea that all refugees are criminals, proving the fact that Babin only considered the conservative perspective.
Pu 8Thirdly, the author has presented his assumptions and opinions as facts in the article. For example, "undeniably, this tragic situation is a direct result of Europe's liberal immigration and refugee programs" (Babin 2016). Without providing any evidence, Babin jumped to the conclusion that people are dying because of "Europe's liberal immigration and refugee programs" (Babin 2016). Another example includes "President Obama's own FBI director has warned that he cannot properly screen refugees coming from troubled terrorist hotspots such as Syria" (Babin 2016). This quotation is another example of an assumption as

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