WE are sure that the Palace’s pussyfooting around the Freedom of Information Act—and President Aquino’s virtually having turned his back on his campaign pledge to prioritize it—contributed a lot to the steep drop in the President’s latest (March) SWS approval rating.

Approval of his performance against graft and corruption went down. Information—total transparency if possible—about what the government offices are doing is what stops crooks from going through with their corrupt schemes.

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