The deterioration of PDP-Laban
The PDP-Laban was established with the goal of opposing tyrants. Murdered Sen. Ninoy Aquino and former Senate president Nene Pimentel coalesced their parties to take a principled stand against the dictatorship of President Marcos.
But look at how the party has deteriorated. Its current leaders are mobilizing their members to make it appear there is a groundswell of support for a Duterte-Duterte tandem. From its history and spirit of resistance, the PDP-Laban now wants a continuation of the same administration that has initiated mass killings, harassed media companies and personalities, and kowtowed to China.
RAFFY REY HIPOLITO
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