As the controversies regarding the late dictator Ferdinand Marcos’ burial at the Libingan ng mga Bayani continue to proliferate and cause debates on social media, a number of netizens have found witty and relatable ways for this generation to understand their rebuttals to arguments made by the opposing side.
One such example is a series of tweets made by Twitter user, The Thirst, Noelle (@IndividNoellism) who made allusions to Harry Potter; a widely popular fantasy series wherein the protagonist, Harry Potter, fights against evil led by Voldemort, throughout his whole stay in Hogwarts.
Here are some of her tweets:
On arguments stating the other person was not yet born during the Martial Law:
On arguments stating the other person easily believes the word of others on Marcos’ wrongdoings during ML:
On arguments stating the other persond did not know Marcos well enough to judge his character:
On arguments stating Marcos was able to build several infrastructures and said person should not make use of any of these if he/she keeps badmouthing Marcos:
On the youth being vocal on their sentiments against Marcos’ burial through social media and protests:
These tweets were made to help other millennials to empathize with the plight of those anti-Marcos using a beloved character and story of this generation. For the complete compilation of tweets, check this link: