Political language expresses beliefs and constructs ideologies. It mobilizes and motivates. The language of politics is unique, and politicians select certain linguistic units intentionally and use different approaches and techniques to try to influence the mob and to change its stance in their own favour. Making speeches is a vital part of the politicians' role in announcing and legitimizing political policies to attain success in the power-hunting game of politics. Political orators employ various means of persuasion, and their celebrated techniques to carry out this are ‘rhetoric’ and ‘linguistic spin’. This book examines the political discourse of Barack Obama in his speeches for appealing the wide range of Americans. It looks at the rhetorical and linguistic features of his political speeches and gives a personal interpretation of how the desired effect through rhetoric and linguistic spin can be achieved. This work is helpful for all those who want to unveil the language of political speeches to reach to a better understanding of politicians’ winning means and spinning techniques.