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Expensive freedom EDITORIAL 05/04/2012

Friday, May 4, 2012

Expensive freedom

EDITORIAL
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05/04/2012
The Philippines made an advance in the Freedom House press freedom index, getting a grade of 42 from 46 last year with an improved ranking. The lower the number is made, the faster the Palace spin doctors come up quickly, grabbing at it, saying the country has been ranked the highest among “its neighbors.”

As Palace spins go, the lies get bigger.

For starters, the claim is false since Hong Kong, Taiwan and South Korea were all way ahead in the rankings.
India, Mongolia and East Timor also all got better grades than the Philippines in the Freedom House ranking..... MORE

SourceThe Daily Tribune

URL: http://www.tribuneonline.org/commentary/20120504com1.html

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