Beto O'Rourke came to speak at Palo Alto College during his campaign for Texas state Senator. He narrowly lost his bid against Senator Ted Cruz. Although not official, O'Rourke may announce his candidacy to run against Donald Trump in the next presidential election. Politics aside, watch Beto's speech below and describe your reactions (at least three thoughtful paragraphs) Consider the following:
- Describe your overall thoughts about his speech -- the message itself, how he said it given the audience, his level of likability (for example, do you believe what he says? Does he seem like a "nice guy"?)
- What did you like about his speech? Why?
- Describe aspects of his speech that you thought could be better.
- Was his speech effective? Why or why not? (be sure to consider the audience reaction)
- Feel free to comment on anything else you might have to share regarding this speech