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Hypocrisy FRONTLINE Ninez Cacho-Olivares 05/19/2011

Thursday, May 19, 2011

Hypocrisy

FRONTLINE
Ninez Cacho-Olivares
05/19/2011
Having been slapped down — and rightly so — by the Catholic bishops whom he had threatened to charge with sedition on their call for civil disobedience, Noynoy, through his mouthpiece, has suddenly turned biblical.

As bishops likened Noynoy to King Herod, who ordered all first borns of Jews to be killed, owing to his stand in the Reproductive Health (RH) bill, there went Edwin Laceirda and his group, claiming that they were astounded by the bishops’ statements, which they described as “highly inflammatory.”

Despite the bishops not “behaving accordingly,” Noynoy claimed he preferred to give the bishops bread, instead of throwing stones at them.

As Laceirda put it: Noynoy had told him: “Let’s not throw stones. Let’s give them bread.”

As for the disagreements, he said: “we will respect them for that. We will not throw stones. We will continue to throw bread at them ... We will turn the other cheek, as what we’ve always done. The President is very respectful of the bishops. We expect men of faith to behave accordingly.”.... MORE

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