Watch this clip from the third presidential debate between President Barack Obama and Governor Mitt Romney, held in 2012.
Referring to this clip and the transcript of the exchange, compose a 1-page summary of the arguments each candidate makes. In particular, identify the pathos, logos, and ethos the candidates use to make their points.
- Ethos refers to how trustworthy or credible the rhetor is and how knowledgeable he or she is concerning a subject.
- Pathos is an appeal that draws upon the audience's emotions, sympathies, interests, and/or imagination.
- Logos refers to the clarity of the message's claim, its logic, and the effectiveness of its supporting evidence.