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Trapos all FRONTLINE Ninez Cacho-Olivares 07/21/2010 President Aquin

Wednesday, July 21, 2010

Trapos all



FRONTLINE
Ninez Cacho-Olivares
07/21/2010
President Aquino and his aides either don’t get it, or they refuse to get it, mostly to cover up Aquino’s embarrassing blooper that moreover showed him up as an out and out trapo.

The issue is not whether Aquino gave a personal opinion on the coup d’etat charges against detained Sen. Antonio “Sonny” Trillanes as being “unjust” or that the review of the case he has directed his Department of Justice to do is an “internal matter.”

The issue is that with his public pronouncement of there having been no coup d’etat crime committed owing to this rebel soldiers’ mutiny having been mounted in a hotel, which is not one of the sites enumerated in the revised penal code, carries with it the weight of the presidential influence and can be taken as policy, a pronouncement which then could be translated by the courts, that moreover have been known to toe the Malacañang line, which is now Aquino’s line. That definitely goes by the name of judicial interference.

The fact is, after Noynoy came up with that claim of Trillanes being a victim of injustice, his appointed Armed Forces of the Philippines chief of staff, quickly talked about the early release of Trillanes, who is detained under the AFP custody..... MORE

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