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Turning away evil an ordeal EDITORIAL 05/14/2011

Saturday, May 14, 2011

Turning away evil an ordeal

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05/14/2011
The Presidential Commission on Good Government (PCGG) presents a quandary for every new administration. The agency’s obsolescence is so palpable that many has sought its abolition, which is also among the pledge that helped put Noynoy, of his “straight path” crusade, in Malacañang.

Then comes the day Noynoy is president and suddenly the PCGG abolition is under review again.

Lately, the Palace has issued an executive order directing the PCGG to order its nominees, who are presumably holdovers from the previous administration, to vacate their positions among sequestered firms. They will be replaced by new appointees, all allies of Noynoy.

That is what is usually called political patronage as well the spoils from the victor distributed as rewards to his allies..... MORE

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