- Written by Tribune Editorial
- Friday, 03 August 2012
Many are questioning the wisdom of Vice President Jejomar Binay’s decision to have shown his cards early in the presidential game as a result of the apparent launch of smear operations against him four years before the actual battle.
On one side, the premature muckraking on him reflects the fear he instills on his would be opponents mainly fed by the good ratings he has been getting from various performance surveys.
For most Filipinos, however, his candor in expressing his desire to seek the presidency in 2016 was a positive move since it gave Filipinos enough lead time to assess his qualities as their next leader as opposed to a last minute candidate whose claim to the presidency is through political inheritance spiced up with theatrics about one candidate giving up his impossible presidential bid in favor of another..... MORE
Source: The Daily Tribune