ANTONIO P. CONTRERAS

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LET me be brutally frank. All is not well in the pro-Duterte social media army.
It is often said that revolutions devour their own children. In this case, the revolution has not even started, with those proposing a revolutionary government still searching for a viable…

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WHEN Davao City Mayor Sara Duterte-Carpio, the President’s daughter, called for unity, it appeared as a gesture made across the aisle, to the political opposition, to join the process of building the nation towards a different path. Honestly, hell will freeze over before the likes of Sen. Antonio Trillanes 4th,…

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OPPOSITION figures seem to have been bitten by the travel bug, from Sen. Antonio Trillanes 4th, to Raissa Robles, to activists from Akbayan, to a group of authors of a book critical of President Duterte. They are everywhere, from a political meeting between Trillanes and US Sen. Marco Rubio, to…

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PRESIDENT Duterte has been so identified as friendly to the Marcoses that his critics have painted him as Marcos incarnate. It did not help that he was vocal in his support for the burial of the late President Ferdinand Marcos at the Libingan ng Mga Bayani. And it was even…

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UNLIKE Cocoy Dayao, who disappeared after being outed by RJ Nieto aka Thinking Pinoy, Sass Rogando Sasot and VOV PH, Jover Laurio outed herself after being doxed by Nieto. And she did it with dramatic flair. She went public in an arrogant manner, declaring audaciously that she will see in…

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THE contradictory results of the SWS and Pulse Asia Surveys, done practically at the same time in September, and both claiming scientifically warranted procedures, have raised eyebrows and doubts. In the SWS survey, the President’s net satisfaction and trust ratings have drastically dropped, with the steepest in income classes D…

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IT’s always been a question asked by ordinary citizens. How can 1,500 respondents represent the entire country of over 100 million people, around 54 million of whom are of voting age? Another question that is always asked is, how come one has never been included as a sample in a…

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IT sometimes helps to be able to laugh at one’s own mistakes. It is cathartic. But even more cleansing is the ability to be self-reflexive and critical, and to recognize one’s own flaws and follies. This is not only humbling, but is also more in tune with our sense of…

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THERE was much brouhaha about Mocha Uson having violated the ethical and professional standards of a government official when she continues to engage in micro-blogging in social media in such a partisan way that includes attacking the critics of the President. I can grant that this is a fair issue…

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IT was supposed to be a hearing about #CocoyGate, but Cocoy Dayao was nowhere to be found. As Sen. Grace Poe, chairman of the committee in charge of the hearing said, Silent No More was ironically silent. There was no one at the hearing who came forward to represent it.…

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