Media made such a big critical play over Gloria Arroyo’s Le Cirque dinner with a large group of congressmen who had accompanied her in her “working visit” to the United States then, over a $20,000 dinner.
Truth is, for such a large crowd, a Le Cirque tab for $20,000 is not much, but the media then thought so, and criticized, along with the then opposition, especially Noynoy, the opulent lifestyle of the former President.
But with Noynoy now president and in the US and the United Kingdom, with a budget — for him alolne — of $2 million for this Europe-US trip, along with a large delegation, whose travel budget also in the millions, will come from their own departments. The same yellow media have not been highlighting Noynoy’s ostentatious lifestyle at all. Protecting Noynoy again and hiding his ostentatious lifestyle?.... MORE
Source: The Daily Tribune