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Fair is fair EDITORIAL 07/07/2010

Wednesday, July 7, 2010

Fair is fair



EDITORIAL
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07/07/2010
Curiouser and curiouser it is that there is today talk from Malacañang of the probability of having the claimed Truth Commission probe not just former President Gloria Arroyo, but former Presidents Fidel Ramos and Joseph Estrada for alleged irregularities.

It was also just as curious that this suggestion came from Cardinal Gaudencio Rosales who, along with his bishops, has been noticeably actively meddling in politics, even as the bishops’ body had earlier claimed that the Catholic church will not be meddling in politics.

Still, it may be a good idea for the Davide-led Truth Commission to include all previous administrations, which should include the Cory Aquino administration and not just the Ramos and Estrada administrations, as the probe should show that the Cory administration was hardly as clean and sainted as the yellow media then portrayed it.
In the case of Estrada, the probe, if done objectively, would show that there were no irregularities committed by him or his Cabinet members, and would serve to clear him of all those allegations the anti-Erap media threw at him, in their bid to demonize him.... MORE

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