P Noy’s Political Peculiarity Essay

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As a person who is prominent in various forms of media, Benigno Simeon Cojuanco Aquino III has been popularly called in different names. During the times when he was a representative of the second district of Tarlac, a senator, and a presidential candidate, he is simply known as “Noynoy” or “Noy.” However, on the day of his inauguration as the 15th President of the Republic of the Philippines at the Quirino Grandstand in Manila last 30 June 2010, his supporters gave him the nickname “P-Noy:” a portmanteau of the words “President” and “Noy.” This moniker was then picked up by the media and used to mention the President of the Philippines even up until the present. But then, only two months ...view middle of the document...

” These posters were presented in a comical manner by transforming the President into a mascot with yellow skin and huge red-rimmed glasses so that it could grab the attention of the people who belong to the younger demographics. In addition to this focal point, every poster also has a small inscription found on the lower right of these posters which states that it encourages people to submit their own graphic works as a contribution for this on-going campaign.
(6) Although the poster is created with good intention in mind, it has posed logical fallacy by violating relevance criterion, sufficient grounds criterion, and rebuttal criterion through irrelevant emotional appeals, fallacies of missing evidence, and red herring as it appeal to feelings of respect for some tradition even though importance principles are at risk, draws conclusion/generalization from labels attached, and draws attention from real issues to a side issue to hide one’s weakness. These fallacies are obviously seen in the sole purpose of the campaign to advocate and to instill traditional Filipino values with little to no support on why it should be except for the obvious grounds that it is culturally conventional in nature. This reason can also be associated to and seen as the use of ethos as a rhetorical appeal in order to portray and send the message that P-Noy and his government body...

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