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All pain, no gain FRONTLINE Ninez Cacho-Olivares 05/31/2012

Thursday, May 31, 2012

All pain, no gain

FRONTLINE
Ninez Cacho-Olivares
05/31/2012
Just what did the nation gain in getting the Chief Justice of the Supreme Court impeached and convicted, especially as the Aquino administration used up all the resources of government to attain that which he had wanted even before he assumed the presidency in 2010?

In the past five months, when Noynoy Aquino’s focus was entirely on demonizing Renato Corona and ensuring his conviction, hardly anything moved by way of improving the economy or for that matter, improving the plight of the poverty-stricken Filipinos.

The mantra of Noynoy was setting up Corona as the example of his determination to rid the judiciary of graft and corruption and reforming the courts, although too many Filipinos see through that hypocritical mantra, as it is much too clear that the obsessively vindictive Noynoy made this conviction his personal fight against yet another perceived political foe identified with the previous administration..... MORE

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