Presidential debate

For the first time in my adult life, I am getting into politics. Quite rapidly at that, and it has the same infectious bug as law enforcement seems to have too. I believe getting into politics and especially the presidential debates comes mostly from working for a politician such as Sheriff Bouchard. While this is really grabbing my attention I feel it is extremely important to be an informed citizen, not only because it’s good for my soon to be career in PR, business and overall person. In today’s society there are not a lot of people around my age that are getting into politics. Being an informed, voting American it is my responsibility, right and also privilege (USA!!) to be as informed and in the know as possible. 

The debate last night was a huge PR event, and I believe Romney did a great job. In my opinion as a young PR person I would have tried to steer him away from a few comments or phrases he made (Big Bird, and calling “less fortunate” kids, “poor kids”) in my mind these were the two things that stood out as a PR pro. 

The other really cool and interesting thing I foundabout this debate was how active socil media outlets were before, during and after the debate. Facebook and especially twitter were blowing up, in fact this debate was the largest political event to be trending on twitter.Bigger than both the Republican and Democratic National Conventions. This is another pretty cool thing about politics and PR that fascinate me. 

I am really looking forward tomore debating weather it is Presidential or VP debates

That is all for now,

 

Kellen

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