Discussion 1: “Agenda Setting” Please respond to the following:
· Analyze the U.S. political system of agenda setting from this week’s reading. Give your opinion of the main techniques that the two (2) major political ideologies use in order to ensure that their depiction of an issue remains in the forefront of a policy debate. Provide a rationale for your response.
· From the first e-Activity, utilizing the pluralism or elite theory, infer the degree to which the current economic status of the average American household is progressing or regressing. Provide justification for your response.
Go to United States Census Bureau’s Website to read the article titled, “Household Incomes: 2012”, located at https://www.census.gov/prod/2013pubs/acsbr12-02.pdf