• 6 AUGUST - *1907 - Gen. Macario Sakay, one of the Filipino military leaders who had continued fighting the imperialist United States invaders eight years into the Ph...
    4 years ago

......................................................................................

The Daily Tribune

(Without Fear or Favor)

Specials:

Bulatlat.com

World Wildlife Fund for Nature-Philippines

The Philippines Matrix Project

What democracy? EDITORIAL 06/13/2012

Wednesday, June 13, 2012

What democracy?

EDITORIAL
Click to enlarge
06/13/2012
Noynoy appears to have a skewed sense of what democracy — and its strengthening is.
During the Independence Day rites in Malolos, Bulacan, he again harped on the impeachment trial and conviction of ousted Chief Justice Renato Corona, saying that this has strengthened democracy.

It should be asked: How on earth did the impeachment trial and conviction of Corona strengthen democracy, when in truth, it has weakened democracy, given the way the impeachment was worked on — and by Noynoy himself.

Driven by his vindictive and persecutorial nature, Noynoy bribed the congressmen with pledges of the early full release of their pork barrel, thereby turning what should have been an independent House of Representatives into his puppet legislative chamber..... MORE

SourceThe Daily Tribune

URL: http://www.tribuneonline.org/commentary/20120613com1.html

0 comments

There was an error in this gadget

Blog Archive