Please look for persuasive techniques in this article and put the example or sentence beside the technique. I need about 5 techniques such as emotive, anecdote, rhetorial, statistics, attacks and praise, exaggeration, incusive, irony, metaphor, generalisation, or reason and logic from the article, thank you.

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"By the end of my time as prime minister, I concluded that the solution was specific and quite different from conventional policy." appeal to ethos: the speaker is using his role as a former prime minister to help establish his credibility for the audience

"Elevate this into a high- faluting wail about a Britain that has lost its way morally and we will depress ourselves unnecessarily, trash our own reputation abroad and, worst of all, miss the chance to deal with the problem in the only way that will work." appeal to pathos: speaker is using emotionally charged words like wail, trash, to create fear in the reader about the potential outcome of the situation. This is also an example of a slippery slope fallacy because if the situation is not addressed as the speaker suggests...

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