The Instigator
elippie
Con (against)
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The Contender
bballcrook21
Pro (for)
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10 Points

Donald Trump is qualified for President

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bballcrook21
Voting Style: Open Point System: 7 Point
Started: 12/6/2015 Category: Politics
Updated: 1 year ago Status: Post Voting Period
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Debate Rounds (3)
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elippie

Con

Argument 1: I believe Donald Trump is not Qualified to be president, because that he is a rich man, promising to help the middle class. He doesn't know anything about the middle class, and therefore he is not qualified to be president.

Argument 2: Donald Trump is a selfish and inconsiderate "Jerk," and said, "Look at that face" to Carly Fiorina.
bballcrook21

Pro

I have accepted this debate, and will be arguing on the grounds that Donald Trump, a Republican candidate for president, is qualified for President.

I shall post my arguments in Round 2, and my rebuttals in Round 3.

I await Con's opening argument, as I assume what was stated in Round 1 shall be expanded upon.
Debate Round No. 1
elippie

Con

elippie forfeited this round.
bballcrook21

Pro

" As directed by the Constitution a presidential candidate must be a natural born citizen of the United States, a resident for 14 years, and 35 years of age or older." [1]

Donald Trump is above the age of 35, as he is 69 years old. [2]

Donald Trump was born in the United States, specifically in New York. [2]

Donald Trump has been a resident for 14 years, and in fact, he has lived in the United States all his life. [2]

He meets the Constitutional requirement for President, therefore he is qualified.

Sources:

[1] http://www.loc.gov...
[2] https://en.wikipedia.org...
Debate Round No. 2
elippie

Con

elippie forfeited this round.
bballcrook21

Pro

Extend. Vote for Pro.
Debate Round No. 3
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Posted by elippie 1 year ago
elippie
I changed the criteria.
Posted by bballcrook21 1 year ago
bballcrook21
I cannot accept this debate because I do not meet the criteria. Please challenge me to the debate or at least remove the restrictions.
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Vote Placed by Blade-of-Truth 1 year ago
Blade-of-Truth
elippiebballcrook21Tied
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Reasons for voting decision: Conduct - Pro. Con forfeited multiple rounds in this debate, which is rarely acceptable conduct in any debate setting. S&G - Tie. Both participants had appropriate spelling and grammar throughout the debate. Arguments - Pro. Con failed to present any rebuttals to Pro's arguments, whereas Pro was able to soundly provide evidence that Donald Trump is qualified to be President. For these reasons, Pro wins arguments. Sources - Pro. Con failed to utilize sources in this debate whereas Pro did. This is a clear win for Pro.
Vote Placed by Midnight1131 1 year ago
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elippiebballcrook21Tied
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Reasons for voting decision: FF
Vote Placed by YYW 1 year ago
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elippiebballcrook21Tied
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Reasons for voting decision: RFD. That is all.