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Wrong focus FRONTLINE Ninez Cacho-Olivares 01/18/2010

Monday, January 18, 2010


Wrong focus


FRONTLINE

Ninez Cacho-Olivares
01/18/2010

Two things appear evident in the way the Liberal Party bets are going about their campaign: One is the old style adopted by Noynoy Aquino’s mother, Cory Aquino, on the “fight between good and evil” against then President Ferdinand Marcos, and two, the concentration of attacks on Gloria Arroyo, which still hews to the Cory days’ way of her campaign.

This particular style of campaigning on the Cory Aquino camp was mainly done to demonize Marcos, which was easy, due to the existence of martial rule for 14 years. The fight between good and evil spiel was also one way of attack where Cory’s lack of experience in governance could be evaded.
It is clear that Noynoy and his Yellows are taking the same path, projecting Noynoy as .... MORE


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