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Binay’s camp chides Roxas for ‘copycat ad’ 05/22/2010

Saturday, May 22, 2010

Binay’s camp chides Roxas for ‘copycat ad’


05/22/2010
The camp of leading Vice Presidential candidate Jejomar Binay has described the “copycat” print advertisement of Sen. Manuel Roxas as “less than truthful” since it failed to say that Binay won in 66 of the country’s 81 provinces during the May 10 elections.

“We don’t really mind if they copied the ad, but they should have been more truthful in presenting the provincial results,” Binay’s spokesman Lito Anzures said.

The ad, which appeared in several newspapers Friday, copied the format of the Binay ad, which showed the United Opposition bet winning in 14 out of 17 regions.

He also noted that the ad included Roxas votes from cities, thus “bloating” the figures.

“I though the Roxas camp had said we should all wait for the results of the canvass. But here they are again, misleading the public,” he said.

Anzures said the Roxas camp has earlier failed to say that the votes from their bailiwick, which they claim would swing the tide in their favor, account for only less than 20 per cent of the total number of votes cast.... MORE  

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URL: http://www.tribuneonline.org/nation/20100522nat7.html


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