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(From Philippine Daily Inquirer)
Byline: Juliet L. Javellana
WHILE Senate President Franklin Drilon and Sen. Manuel Villar both disclaim seeking the vice presidency, their respective supporters are feverishly working behind the scenes-just in case Vice President Noli de Castro makes it to Malaca[currency]ang.
Inquirer sources said Drilon's party mates in the Liberal Party had already sounded off De Castro to choose Drilon as his Vice President once Ms Arroyo resigns.
Former President Cory Aquino had also reportedly told De Castro that Drilon is her choice.
This is because Villar, known to be a close friend of De Castro, has the inside track in the event of a vacancy in the No. 2 post. They both belong to the Wednesday Group, along with Senators Joker Arroyo, …