The palace is burning! You're being bombed by aircraft! There's a mob of millions marching down the main avenue straight to your gates! What's the first thing you should think of?
Bring the red shoes or the gold-heeled ones?
"Disgusting" and "revolting" are the two adjectives that immediately came to mind as I read the February 18 issue of the Philippine Star carrying a statement from Ferdinand Marcos Jr. that his late father, the former dictator, ought to be buried in the Libingan Ng Mga Bayani (Heroes Cemetery). What triggered the younger Marcos’ demand was the burial in the same Libingan of recently deceased, by suicide, former AFP chief Gen. Angelo Reyes.
Hello to all our viewers out there. For today's show we'll learn how to start a small business raising an animal which is very much in demand these days.
I'm talking of course, about the politician. The market for this creature is huge - why even as we speak, they're being bought and sold all over the country!
How do we cash in on this boom? Before we go into that, look here, I bet you never knew these animals could be so companionable. Look, isn't this one cute and cuddly?
Twenty-four years ago the Marcoses were chased out of the country. Now, Ferdinand junior is running for the Senate, Imelda for Congress and her daughter Imee for governor. Marcos senior, who died in 1989, is refrigerating above ground -- his family's awaiting the most opportune moment to plop his semigelatinous corpse in the National Heroes' Cemetery.
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It was meant to be liberation. Instead it became obliteration.