(From Philippine Daily Inquirer)
Byline: Conrado de Quiros
THERE'S good news and bad news in the senatorial race.
The good news is that the voters have wised up to a point. Ernesto Maceda will no longer be free to pass himself off as the bulwark of anti-corruption in the Senate, a pose of his that constantly conjures Jesus Christ's injunction, "Let him who has no sin cast the first stone." It is no small transformation he has wrought upon himself, thanks to the Filipino's implacable penchant for gullibility, from being the man Arsenio Lacson referred to as "so young and so corrupt" to being Mr. Expos. His electoral ad had him looking at the world with a fierce gaze, along with the blurb that nothing escapes those eyes. It's not without an amusing subtext: truly, nothing-of value-escapes those eyes.
Over too are Robert …