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Who is the president? EDITORIAL 01/18/2011

Tuesday, January 18, 2011

Who is the president?

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01/18/2011
One truly wonders just who is the President of the Republic since apparently, Noynoy Aquino does not appoint any candidate to a high ranking and sensitive post without first having a non-elected individual vet the presidential choices.

Incredibly, because unheard of, we appear to have a defeated vice presidential candidate vetting presidential appointments.

From recent reports, Noynoy’s choice for the Commission on Elections (Comelec) chairmanship, Noynoy’s election lawyer, Sixto Brillantes, had to be approved first by defeated VP bet Mar Roxas, before Noynoy signed his appointment papers.

It will be recalled that it was Brillantes, and not the Palace, that had announced he had been picked by Noynoy to be the Comelec chairman. No one in the Palace confirmed this Friday..... MORE

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