SENATE President Juan Miguel "Migz" Zubiri was certainly acting out of pique when he declared on Thursday, March 9, that he was ready to step down if at least 13 of his honored 23 other colleagues — a simple majority of one — would just vote him out of office.

Indeed, if 13 senators signed him out as Senate president, then he'd be out by now. After Julius Caesar's foul murder at the Theater of Pompeii in 44 BC, this has been the fate of so many Senate presidents. It isn't a unique experience.

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