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Escape from reality FRONTLINE Ninez Cacho-Olivares 11/21/2011

Monday, November 21, 2011

Escape from reality

FRONTLINE
Ninez Cacho-Olivares
11/21/2011
Everytime a crisis erupts, what is markedly noticed by many is the fact that Noynoy always does a disappearing act, followed by complete silence from the him.

This was evident during the Aug. 23 hostage crisis that ended up in a botched rescue operation which led to the killing of some eight Hong Kong tourists held hostage by a crazed policeman who also ended up dead.

At the time the crisis was ongoing, no one saw or heard Noynoy and when he finally made himself visible, it was some four hours after the carnage where he was even caught smiling.

Of course, much later, and after hearing what the witnesses in that fact-finding panel had testified, he appears and claims he was monitoring the situation and giving out his orders which he claimed were never obeyed, which was a such a yarn mainly because he, being the Commander in Chief of all the Armed Forces, which means both the police and military, his orders would always have to be obeyed..... MORE

SourceThe Daily Tribune

URL: http://www.tribuneonline.org/commentary/20111121com2.html

1 comment

Jesusa Bernardo said...

susmeyo. ito po kasi ang hirap ng a_noy ang niluklok na "pangulo." pero gusto ni kalbong agila yan kasi mas madaling paikutin.

"Cancelling scheduled bilateral talks even when the President is around, is unheard of.

"After arriving in Bali on Thursday noon, Aquino still couldn’t be fully present in all meetings, as he not only cancelled bilateral meetings but even skipped the gala dinner for leaders that included Obama and Chinese Premier Wen Jiabao on Friday. Aquino was the only leader absent from the dinner hosted by Indonesian President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono. The same night, Aquino also called off an informal briefing over coffee with media at the Marriott Hotel."

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