Barely two years from now, President Aquino’s term will finally come to an end, yet nothing has changed so far since the last administration.
Unemployment is still high, poverty remains unchanged, and corruption still at its peak after PNoy took over the helm from Gloria Macapagal -Arroyo four years ago.
Surprisingly, instead of blaming himself and his advisers, as well as most of his cabinet members, Mr. Aquino makes it his habit to point an accusing finger at the past administration.
His promises of “salvation” from poverty, unemployment, and corruption for the nation during his bid for the highest office in the land in 2010 was a total failure, and were just pure lies.
Political analysts have all agreed that PNoy could have delivered his promises if he listened not only to his advisers but to his “bosses” as well.
But knowing the President, being a knucklehead, he chose to shut everyone out and made his own decisions. The end result… a failed leadership.
The country wasted another six years by electing another incompetent leader.
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Why can’t they put the nation’s interest first?
Buhay Partylist Cong. Lito Atienza in a radio interview said it seems that our lives now just revolve around the investigation of Vice President Binay.
“Is Binay alleged corruption far more important than our problems with criminality, joblessness, poverty, etc.?” asked the former Manila mayor turned legislator.
Atienza said since the Senate Blue Ribbon subcommittee believes they have enough evidence against Binay, then they should file the case before the proper court and tackle other important matters relevant to the needs of the country.
Dela Salle professor and political analyst Antonio Contreras couldn’t agree more saying there are other bigger problems that need immediate attention such as the Freedom of Information Bill awaiting approval of Congress, the worsening traffic that needs to be addressed, including the frequent breakdown of MRT that has to be resolved.
Contreras laments the government does not know its priorities leaving pertinent issues forgotten while political parties and personal interests take priority.
“Of course this Binay inquiry is all about politics. Only fools believe it is purely in aid of legislation and not political bashing”, Contreras said.
“Had they passed this FOI bill months ago, they (lawmakers) wouldn’t have wasted their time in this “teleserye” kind of investigation” the political science professor added.
Unfortunately, even Pnoy does not know his administration’s priorities, and allows his allies in both houses of Congress to waste their time in advancing their political interests rather than the needs of his people.