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Impossible dream FRONTLINE Ninez Cacho-Olivares 08/30/2011

Tuesday, August 30, 2011

Impossible dream

FRONTLINE
Ninez Cacho-Olivares
08/30/2011
Strange are truly the ways of the Commission on Elections (Comelec) — despite the country being under a claimed honest and transparent Aquino administration.

One would have thought that, having Noynoy appointees to head the Comelec, the electorate can now hope to have a clean poll body and clean polls.

But it appears that no such thing is likely to happen — especially as the 2013 senatorial polls loom, with, no doubt, Noynoy wanting to ensure the victory of his senatorial bets — which means bets largely coming from the Liberal Party ranks.

While a joint probe body headed by both the Department of Justice and the Comelec will be conducting hearings on the alleged 2004 and 2007 election fraud and the designated members named, the Comelec chairman apparently had a change of mind and pulled out its former law department director Ferdinand Rafanan as member of the joint Comelec-DoJ panel..... MORE

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