A Discussion on Choosing the Political Party

Imagine that you’re out to lunch with friends from school. They are unsure about registering with a political party. You find out that there are a few issues that they feel particularly strongly about. Based on what you know about each political party’s stance on these issues, which party do you think your friend’s beliefs are more aligned with? Why?

To answer this question, think of the next controversy. What kind of information would you offer to help them decide on registering with a party? Take into account the facts that your friends don’t approve of abortion, but they see that it may be necessary in some situations. They think that everyone needs to have affordable health care. They believe that a wall should separate the United States from Mexico. They also believe college tuition should be affordable for everyone, and the government should explore all possibilities for this goal, including increasing taxes for the rich.