Tuesday, September 23, 2008

RHETORIC 1 :: mexican americans

1. What are some predominately shared values of this group?
Family is by far the most important value among mexican americans.detail
-hard work
-human rights

2. What political policies/issues are particularly important to this demographic in this election?
-organizational involvement
-Iraq war
-economy and health care

3. Are there any cultural references your demographic identifies with?
-Lowrider! "not only a visual statement but it is a statement of a way of living. To relax, go slow, be proud, and never sell out who you really are."
-ponchos & sombrero
-Tattoo of sexy ladies
-day of the dead, skulls
-those guys that ride around little carts selling interesting things....

4. What does their graphic landscape look like? 
-bright colors

5. Including aiga document and other sources, what are the issues cited for this group not voting?
-elections based on non-issues
-thought the count did not vote
-too busy, conflicting schedule
-voter registration problems
-illness or disability





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