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Manoling faces electioneering raps FEATURE 05/27/2012

Sunday, May 27, 2012

Manoling faces electioneering raps

FEATURE

05/27/2012
Manoling Morato’s remarkable streak of good luck dating back to 1986 when he was given his first real taste of power by the late President Cory Aquino, who appointed him chairman of the country’s censorship agency Movie and Television Review and Classification Board (MTRCB), has finally come to an inglorious end.

The irony of it all is that the axe had to fall on Morato’s lily-white neck at this time, during the tenure of Cory’s son (President Noynoy Aquino) whom he had rabidly campaigned against in the 2010 presidential elections.

Morato only has himself to blame for betting on the wrong horse. He unfortunately and unwisely put all his chips on the Arroyo administration’s standard bearer Gilberto Teodoro who garnered a measly 11.33 percent of the 38-million total voting turn out for fourth place, as against Mr. Aquino’s 42 percent (15.2 million votes).

So now he has hell to pay..... MORE

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