Senator Tim Kaine Critical Analysis

Based on this YouTube video: Tim Kaine FIU

Senator Tim Kaine connects with his audience by tying his speech to the values of faith, family, and work. Senator Kaine knows his audience at the Florida International University Arena is well over 50 percent Hispanic-American so when he walks on stage he greets the audience, first in English and then again in Spanish. This small gesture is intended to indicate to the audience that Senator Kaine is a trustworthy politician. Senator Kaine also presents himself as a friendly and approachable man by not wearing a tie and leaving his top collar button undone. His goal is to immediately portray to the audience that he, along with Secretary Clinton, are completely opposite of Donald Trump. Knowing that Americans, especially in this case the Hispanic-American community, hold the values of faith, family, and work in high regard, Senator Kaine draws from his own experiences in order to get the audience to consider him as a relatable equal. Continue reading “Senator Tim Kaine Critical Analysis”