- Written by Tribune Editorial
- Friday, 13 July 2012
To view matters objectively, the 1987 Constitution is long due for an overhaul to update its restrictive provisions on the economy which are serious limiting factors for investors exploring possibilities in the country and some other aberrations caused by the intense political atmosphere when it was crafted.
This has been the position of most presidents after the term of President Cory Aquino, Noynoy’s mother.
It would be a bitter pill to swallow, however, for Noynoy to admit defects in the Charter crafted during the term of his mother who supposedly delivered the nation from a dictatorship.
The 1987 Constitution was a total eradication of its 1973 version which was abolished immediately after Cory came to power through a revolt and she ruled for a full year as an absolute dictator, where she was the sole government and the sole law...... MORE
Source: The Daily Tribune