Spin Assignments

Discipline: English 101

Type of Paper: Essay (any type)

Academic Level: High school

Paper Format: APA

Pages: 4 Words: 1100


Spin#1: Imagine that you work for a political campaign and that you hope to protect your candidate’s (please give the candidate a name) character above all else—above honesty, the public good, democratic principles. It’s been discovered that your candidate accepts funds from a racist organization. Write an essay that would spin public attention away from the issue. Use as much subtlety as possible.

Spin #2:

Within the past few months, the coronavirus (COVID19) has spread from China to the United States. According to CNN, the United States has 8,700 cases of people who have been diagnosed with the coronavirus. In fact, two lawmakers, are among those diagnosed.

Now being called a ‘pandemic’, schools, libraries, malls, gyms, stores, and other facilities have shut down. In most cases, grocery stores have ‘limited’ supplies of various food and common household items. Because of the shutdown, many people are without work, thus resulting in no income.

The stock market is plummeting, travel is at a minimum, and images of stores with empty shelves are posted on the news and other media outlets. Additionally, people have been brawling over items such as toilet paper. And persons who are of Asian descent are being ostracized. President Trump has called the coronavirus a ‘Chinese virus,’ and has designated you to turn peoples’ minds away from the chaos.

As a valued representative of the White House, it is pertinent that you make President Trump ‘shine’ in the most positive light.
Please be detailed as possible in both parts and give separate headings as they are two different topics concentration.