It looks like the Filipino people are now taking seriously the candidacy of Camarines Sur Rep. Leni Robredo, this after the Social Weather Station (SWS), in its latest pre-election vice presidential survey, showed she has now surged to the top.
What matters most actually now is the vice presidential race and I have said this in my previous blogs: https://quierosaber.wordpress.com/2016/03/31/electing-vice-president-more-important-in-2016-national-elections/ and https://quierosaber.wordpress.com/2016/04/11/the-crucial-vice-presidential-debate/.
Hopefully, this trend will continue with more and more Filipinos convinced that Robredo’s intelligence, competence and likeability will serve the country well whoever wins the presidency.
Robredo’s surge and eventual election to the second highest post of the land, aside from being encouraging, also promises continued stability and growth for the country as she is there to protect what the country has achieved already and the prospect that she will be the country’s leader six years from now, God willing.
It looks like there is no stopping now Davao City Mayor Rodrigo Duterte’s momentum in the presidential race. The same SWS survey shows him sustaining and in fact increasing his lead among the presidential aspirants despite spewing expletives and distasteful utterances.
More and more Filipinos, to include even the women folk, are opting for a change the way government is run, that to this day can’t seem to solve or at least minimize corruption, drugs, criminality. One administration after another has been voted in but the lack of political will from the leaders continue to manifest. Political expediency has become the norm and to hell with the populace.
Perhaps giving Duterte a chance to make a positive difference for the country can become an example as the way to run the government efficiently and effectively. A government that is indeed for the people.
Perhaps this is the start of it all and the turning point that will make our country truly peaceful, stable and progressive.
Not making Vice President Jejomar Binay win is a wise decision.
It is even wiser making sure that Sen. Ferdinand Marcos Jr. loses in his 2016 vice presidential bid.