Mccain for President

Mccain for President

Diane AvanceƱa
EAP 113-001
Oct 24, 2008
Persuasive Essay

John McCain for President.
The United States is in crisis and the economy is melting down. American want changes and the American people need a leader of experience guiding the ship of state. John McCain offers the continuity, stability and sense of authority people want, as well as a positive break from the Bush years. Only one candidate has the solid record of standing up to his own party on principles and working hand in hand with legislators from the opposing party to get things done. That candidate is John McCain, a progressive conservative people should vote. John McCain should be the next president because of his good programs about taxes, health care and war about Iraq.


John McCain graduated from the U.S. Naval Academy in 1958. He became a naval aviator, flying ground-attack aircraft from aircraft carriers. During the Vietnam War, he nearly lost his life in the 1967 USS Forrestal fire. In October 1967, while on a bombing mission over Hanoi, he was shot down, badly injured, and captured by the North Vietnamese. He was a prisoner of war until 1973, experiencing episodes of torture and refusing an out-of-sequence early repatriation offer; his war wounds left him with lifelong physical limitations. He retired from the Navy as a captain in 1981, moved to Arizona, and entered politics. Elected to the U.S. House of Representatives in 1982, he served two terms, and was then elected to the U.S. Senate in 1986, winning re-election easily in 1992, 1998, and 2004. McCain was formally nominated at the 2008 Republican National Convention in September 2008, together with his chosen running mate from Alaska, Governor Sarah Palin.
Under a McCain presidency the United States will experience robust economic growth, and Americans will again have confidence in their economic future. A reduction in the corporate tax rate from the second highest in the world to one on par with our trading...

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