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Mcscrewdriver97
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PatriotPerson
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Rap Battle Ronald Reagan versus FDR

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Started: 6/13/2013 Category: Politics
Updated: 3 years ago Status: Post Voting Period
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Mcscrewdriver97

Pro

In this epic duel of words I will be taking the part of Ronald Reagan, my opponet, will be taking the part of FDR (Franklin Delano Roosevelt). Just a few ground rules, first round is strictly for acceptance, no rhymes will be spit until round 2, no vulgar language please, other than that anything goes.
PatriotPerson

Con

Let's rap!
Debate Round No. 1
Mcscrewdriver97

Pro

I'm known as the Gipper, I fixed the economy quicker, than my liberal friend over there, like Jimmy Carter he's probably scared, he knows that when I was done with the country it was super, for him it took a war to get us out of the pooper. Your new deal was a failure, it was just a way to steal from anyone who had success, and give their money to poor people, I revitalized a nation and what did you do? You presided over a depression and World War 2! I beat the Soviets, and I tore down the Berlin wall, unlike you I made the soviets fall! You worked with Stalin, a communist murderer, while regulating our economy with frightening fervor. I'm the master of Reaganomics, a creator of wealth, with my policies the people helped themselves. I beat back the big government that you started, and while I did it I made your economics look completely retarded. I'm the great communicator and I've something to say, don't use an economic plan that makes successful people pay.
PatriotPerson

Con

I did have a depression and World War Two,
But I resided over them like a pro, something you could never do.
I ended the depression and put America back to work
But with all the nation's problems, including Iran-Contra, you would shirk.
And about the war, I never said "four score", but I never saw you do anything more.
You classified ketchup as a vegetable and denied federal funding for research to aids;
And you couldn't control many military raids.
During your time in office, the national debt level soared.
When I read over what you did in your administration, I get terribly bored.
Mr. Reagan, I must say you were pretty old.
But Excuse me, old man, but you just got told.
Debate Round No. 2
Mcscrewdriver97

Pro

They say the older you get the wiser you are, and Mr. FDR that's why I'm America's shining star.
When I was in charge America was the shining city on a hill, you presided over shantytowns and hoovervilles.
You say when you read of my administration, you get bored, while reading through your list of failures is a much longer chore.
FDR you get bored with what you don't understand, like running a successful country with great economic plans.
Yes, I raised the debt but that was what I had to do, to win a conflict that could have ended worse than world war 2.
I'm sure your quite popular with Japanese Americans, since your actions showed that you don't care bout them.
You locked your own people up in camps, while I made America into a champ, and when you didn't get your way what did you do, you tried to pack the courts with judges who agreed with you!
I didn't need to cheat the system to pass the bills I wrote, when I was reelected I got the most ever electoral votes!
I kept taxes low and my success just shows, the Reagan Revolution went as good as they go.
PatriotPerson

Con

Hey old man, it seems like you have a plan.
I practically saved the U.S. from being taken over by Germany and Japan,
For a deed like that, you certainly aren't the man.
I got our nation a whole bunch of more money,
And all you ever did was try to be funny.
I may have died in office, but I was certainly bold.
While someone to shoot you and you were still quite old.
Your administration was struck with a scandal,
But unlike you, that's something I could handle.
I just have one more note,
For this you can quote,
You deregulated the bank;
So step aside and give some room to Frank.
Debate Round No. 3
Mcscrewdriver97

Pro

I took a bullet when I was old but I stood tall, I boosted American morale and kept us out of the toilet stall.
You were quite power hungry Frank, no president before you, had the audacity and arrogance to run for more terms than two.
You were the first statist democrat, the first to clog the government with useless crap,that dragged down the economy, you could learn some lessons from me you know about getting out of recessions, and not letting them become great depressions.
You say you defeated Germany and Japan, but I beat the Soviet Union man!
And why do you try to knock me for being humorous? Me being in office was the nation's wish.
I ended the cold war like a giant heater, while you locked up Japanese that weren't involved in the Pacific Theater.
You helped create the welfare state, you made the economy stagnate, you expanded the government you weren't that great, you imprisoned the Japanese all your kindness was fake.
I was a man of the people the champion of freedom, when people thing of me they think he's the one, the one who saved the economy and kept the people free, that's my legacy, challenge me all you want Roosevelt but I made us a nation of class and wealth.
PatriotPerson

Con

You say you took a bullet. Ha. Like that's enough pain.
I'm the one who took a freakin' hemorrhage to the brain.
Yes I ran for more terms than two,
But my nation liked me enough to elected me too them;
They obviously liked me more than you.
My ending approval rating was over 70.
And yours just around a mere 60.
You say I dragged down the economy.
Heck, I got us out of the great depression.
When you gave us more debt and some recession.
You didn't knock down the Soviet Union, the people did.
And when war came around, I gave it a punch, but you just cried and hid.
Pfft. Nice chance Ron, but the battle's been won.
So admit your loss to Frank, 'cause he is number one.
Debate Round No. 4
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Posted by BronyMage 3 years ago
BronyMage
Thanks, I imagined this debate would be inspired by such a series. :D
Posted by PatriotPerson 3 years ago
PatriotPerson
Lol. Good job BronyMage. Love that series. *Applauds
Posted by BronyMage 3 years ago
BronyMage
Who won?
WHO'S NEXT?
YOU DECIIIIIDE!
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Reasons for voting decision: I liked Con's raps.
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Reasons for voting decision: Pros raps were more snappy, had more rhymes, and sounded better in my head while Cons were more cluttered, had less rhyming, and made it hard to picture the rhythm in my mind.