The news conference last Thursday was as extraordinary as it was rare: Chief Justice Maria Lourdes Sereno, for only the second time since her appointment to the Supreme Court, met the press in a lengthy and candid give-and-take.
This early, they are extinguishing presidential hopefuls. It doesn’t matter if the insinuations or allegations are downright silly as long as they end up in prime time news or on front pages.
By Mahar Mangahas
The SWS release last Monday, “Second Quarter 2014 Social Weather Survey: Net satisfaction with National Administration falls to ‘Moderate’ +29,” referred to the administration—abbreviated here as “admin”—of President Noynoy Aquino, not to him personally. The President’s personal net rating was net +25 from the same survey of June 27-30, 2014, as reported on
By Amando Doronila
The Aquino administration has received a barrage of body blows in surveys conducted in the third quarter of 2014—the twilight of its six-year term.
By Neal H. Cruz
I have no objection, personally, to giving President Aquino another term—if only to prevent Vice President Jejomar Binay from being elected president.