Stephen Llano

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Llano: Clinton wins Second Presidential Debate

Winner: Hillary Clinton Judge: Steve Llano Hillary Clinton not only won tonight’s debate, she figured out a formula for rhetorical alchemy, converting Donald Trump’s public statements in and outside the debate into argumentative gold. She was able to simultaneously indict his statements and make it a part of the case for why the audience should … Continue reading

Llano: Kaine wins VP debate

Judge: Stephen Llano Winner: Tim Kaine Tim Kaine won this debate in spite of himself. Kaine saw tonight as a moment to make the case against Donald Trump instead of the case for Hillary Clinton. He was on his way to losing this debate. Mike Pence had a great chance to show the vision and … Continue reading

Judge Profile – Stephen Llano

Stephen M. Llano, Ph.D. is Associate Professor of Rhetoric at St. John’s University in New York. He holds a doctorate in rhetoric & communication from the University of Pittsburgh, a Master of Arts Degree in communication from Syracuse University, and a Bachelor’s degree in history from Texas A&M University. His research interests include rhetorical theory, … Continue reading