Although many were surprised that the State of the Nation address of President Rodrigo Duterte was short, more people were left scratching their heads when House of Representative Speaker Pantaleon Alvarez was suddenly replaced by Pampanga Rep. Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo.
With this, netizens shared their reactions online which, of course, included hilarious SONA 2018 memes. Apart from their reactions about the SONA and the outfit of some of the attendees, more people had their eyes set on GMA.
Let us see some of the funniest SONA 2018 memes:
1. Class picture.
2. There’s always a brighter side.
— Andromicko (@akosiicko) July 23, 2018
3. Of course, everyone is looking forward to Nancy Binay’s SONA outfit.
— th!rst tr@ps 4 marxism (@apollo_burning) July 23, 2018
4. Do you ever look at stuff and wonder how it got there?
— nigee (@hardchicc) July 23, 2018
5. And even Alvarez did not get away with it.
— Eis Balcueva (@eis_queen) July 23, 2018
6. How many bad words did you hear during the SONA? ZERO.
?: G.F. Forones pic.twitter.com/5aMLMXgorF
— Plong (@EeJaeLeyson) July 23, 2018
7. A test of friendship.
— miguel (@blamejoaquin) July 23, 2018
8. The Ultimate Fan Boy award goes to…
— Miss Maggie (@MiaMagdalena) July 23, 2018
9. GMA will no doubt inspire you with this glow up meme:
— Louise (@LOVISALVDO) July 23, 2018
10. Did you miss San Chai and Dao Ming Si?
Ayiieee nakakakilig <3Gloria: Dao Ming Si…Gadon: Shan Cai…#MeteorGarden2018 #NewLoveTeam #GloRry #KMJS #24Oras
Posted by Brylle Iris Sy on Monday, 23 July 2018
11. The SONA Drinking Game
— Malacañang Events and Catering Services (@MalacananEvents) July 22, 2018
12. It’s hard to assume.
— Al-Nassef Jumlail (@nassefjumlail) July 23, 2018
But of all SONA memes, it appears that GMA’s image is the top hit! Here are what the netizens created that will surely make you laugh.
13. Meet Philippine’s very own Cersei Lannister.
This SONA is more dramatic and full of twists than Game of Thrones! Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo is the Cersei Lannister of the Philippines. The woman knows how to play politics really really well. ?✌?#SONA2018 pic.twitter.com/z9M6WgRKPA
— Chris Dave Tan?️? (@ChrisDaveTan) July 23, 2018
14. Hoy Gising!
15. Another character that GMA portrayed.
— ً (@kianncdy) July 23, 2018
16. When your friend is busy…
17. When your getting a jeepney ride.
18. “Surprise, bitch,” says GMA as Madisson Montgomery of American Horror Story 3.
— The Kiko Fernandez (@foreverkiko99) July 23, 2018
19. Pwde din balot or banana cue.
20. It’s Showtime!
— bryce badger (@YourRandomGuy) July 23, 2018
These are just some of the SONA 2018 memes that are making rounds on the internet. Aside from being funny, this actually proves that Filipinos are witty no matter how ugly the situation is, like GMA’s surprising new position.
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