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LP-NP word war shakes up Aquino-Cojuangco bones 04/09/2010

Friday, April 9, 2010

LP-NP word war shakes up Aquino-Cojuangco bones



04/09/2010

After having been pilloried by Liberal Party (LP) standard bearer Sen. Benigno “Noynoy” Aquino and his yellows, the Nacionalista Party (NP) yesterday started to fight back by rattling the skeletons in the Aquino-Cojuangco closet and surfaced the bones of Noynoy’s grandfather, Benigno Aquino Sr., blaring out that Noynoy’s grandpa was a “Makapili,” known as a Filipino group of Japanese colla-borators during the war.

Aquino Sr., the NP statement said, was a Japanese collaborator and a member of the Philippine puppet government during World War II.

“Buried deep in the annals of Philippine history is this stain in the Aquino family’s legacy. We are disappointed that Noynoy, like his continued indifference to the Hacienda Luisita issue, had chosen to let this fact stay buried instead of owning up to his family’s sins against the people,” the NP said.

“Contrary to claims that the Aquino clan is a family of heroes, history tells us differently. Benigno Sr., known to his peers as Igno, has chosen to aid the Japanese at a time of great suffering and strife among Filipinos during the war.”
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