1. Name of the candidate you chose: Richard Petersen
2. Political affiliation of the candidate your chose: Independent
3. How do you think the personal background or work experience of the candidate could help them be a good president?
Petersen has a background with predicting the direction of the market which will help with the market.
4. What issues are important to the candidate, or what goals do you think the candidate would have for the country if they were to become the president?
Petersen would like to abolish IRS and have a flat tax rate. He would also like to abolish the Federal Reserve Bank.
5. Do you think the interviewer did a good job in his role (i.e. being prepared, making the interviewee comfortable, asking good questions)? What gave you that impression?
Yes I think the interviewer did a good job because he asked questions that were not only about what Petersen is going to do when he is president but he also asked personal questions.
6. Political candidates need to decide how they’re going to spend their time. That includes choosing which members of the press they’re willing to conduct interviews with. What good things could come from doing an interview like the one you listened to? What bad things could come from doing the interview?
The good thing is that it will show the people why you should vote for them. The bad thing is that it might bring negativity to your campaign.
7. If you were Mrs. Young’s media consultant, would you advise her to do an interview with this organization, knowing that the audio file of the interview would be online for everyone to listen to? Why or why not?
Yes because it will show people why they should vote for her.
8. Do you think you would be a good reporter, conducting interviews with people? Why or why not?
No because I am not a very good talker.
9. Do you think you would be a good candidate, talking and listening to different types of people? Why or why not?
No because I get really nervous when talking to other people.