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No chance on Merci EDITORIAL Click to enlarge 03/21/2011

Monday, March 21, 2011

No chance on Merci

EDITORIAL
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03/21/2011
The plenary vote at the House of Representatives on whether or not to impeach Ombudsman Merceditas Gutierrez on Monday would be more about the fate of the Liberal Party (LP) at the legislature rather than Merci’s future in government service.

The crucial vote would be a test on the clout of Noynoy’s party where it should be exerting it, at the 284-member chamber that has as its Speaker also a member of the party. At stake are major legislative initiatives of Noynoy to push his supposed reform thrusts forward.

Merci, nevertheless, would be a key battleground for the LP since Noynoy and every partymate of his has been committed to her removal since the day Noynoy stepped into Malacañang.

The LP, heeding the voice of Noynoy, has considered Merci as a major hurdle in Noynoy’s vow to prosecute Gloria since they perceive that Merci will invariably favor Gloria in any case that will be filed against her..... MORE

SourceThe Daily Tribune

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