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Ombudsman: One ‘hell’ of a lady

05:02 AM July 25, 2017

Ombudsman Conchita Carpio Morales is one feisty lady. Or should I say, one “hell” of a lady?

Her indictment of former president Benigno Aquino III and two others in the Mamasapano Massacre was indicative of her true grit defying all odds.

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In the television show “Direct Talk” on Japan’s NHK World she spoke about the dangers of “blind loyalty” to an official who appoints another to a government position.

She added that “some people believe that gratitude is a virtue.” But that’s a wrong notion or attitude, she said. One should never be beholden to the power that appoints you, irrespective of whether the appointive power is right or wrong.

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Pretty well said, Madame Ombudsman Conchita Carpio Morales. May your tribe increase a thousandfold.

Bravo!

PEDRO V. REFUERZO JR., [email protected]

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