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Elect good leaders

/ 05:10 AM October 11, 2018

I love reading Inquirer’s opinion columns.

Randy David’s “Wasting political capital” (9/30/18) was well-written. But the context was very discouraging, as I realized the impossibility of improving Filipinos’ lives because those we elected are “worthless.”

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Now, if Mr. David is mistaken, then our leaders have the obligation to disprove it by solving our problems such as inflation, unemployment, low agricultural production, government inefficiency, corruption, lawlessness, etc.

On the other hand, if Mr. David is right, it is better for the President to call for the voluntary mass resignation of government officials for the good of the country and the people.

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Cielito Habito’s “Hated habits” (10/05/18) described the unbecoming and shameful habits of most of our leaders, such as abuse of authority, arrogance and sycophancy.  With the kind of leaders we have, it is understandable why our country is in such disarray.

We have to accept with humility and honesty that we are party to this worsening situation. The worthless leaders we elect will naturally appoint friends and allies who are like them.

Let us hope we can still save our country by electing good leaders the next time around.

ARSENIO UNAJAN BAQUILID, arseniobaquilid@yahoo.com

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