My Fellow Americans, let’s rate the rhetoric!

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Call Me Catholic explores the stage of political oratory today.

Former Presidential Speechwriter and Professor Emeritus of Rhetoric studies Craig Smith joins Peggy for a discussion about the quality of oratory in this election year. Craig also talks about the art of rhetorical debate as used so effectively by some of our Church doctors, starting with St. Augustine.

EWTN’s political correspondent Lauren Ashburn reviews the high and low points in speeches given at both recent political conventions.

The Call Me Catholic Countdown lists Peggy’s top five questions she’d like to pose to both presidential candidates.

In Chatting with Catholics, Peggy polls Catholics on what they consider to be the most important issue in this year’s presidential elections.


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