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Kenney’s antics C.R.O.S.S.R.O.A.D.S Jonathan De la Cruz 11/11/2009

Thursday, November 12, 2009


Kenney’s antics


C.R.O.S.S.R.O.A.D.S

Jonathan De la Cruz
11/11/2009
US Ambassador Kristie Kenney, like all US envoys before her, has had a kind of “love fest” with the Philippines. As the representative of the country’s “special friend” she has been accorded more than the usual diplomatic privileges. She has actually been behaving as a “special envoy” of sorts, having access to all kinds of people, in and out of government. She has been a peripatetic presence in almost all corners of the country — dispensing goods, handing out statements, cheering basketball teams and, yes, attending the most innocuous event to her liking. In fine, she has been treated almost like a “special Filipino”.... MORE


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