In wanting 12-0 Team PNoy win, Drilon denies ‘plot’ to be Senate president

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Senator Franklin Drilon. FILE PHOTO

MANILA, Philippines—Senator Franklin Drilon, who is Team PNoy campaign manager, denied on Monday reports that he wants a 12-0 sweep for the administration bets because he wants to be Senate president.

“I will not dignify those personal attacks. I am not a candidate. They are barking at a wrong tree. I wish we could go back to what each party stands for; Team PNOY stands for its platform on good governance. Good governance resulted in better services, in terms of our health, of our education, and social services. These are the issues in the campaign.,” Drilon said at a press conference at the Liberal Party Headquarters in Cubao.

“The senate presidency in the 16th Congress is a question that the senators will decide upon as an independent body, since the Senate has been known for its independence by law and by tradition. By law, the 16th Congress will have a new set of officers, both the Senate and the House will elect its officers with the new Congress council, who believers of the House and the Senate will be is a matter for each House in chair. So, I do hope that we have put behind us each of the three candidates,” Drilon added.

Drilon was earlier tagged as the one behind the ouster of Senate President Juan Ponce Enrile.

Aquino, meanwhile, during the campaign sortie in Iloilo appealed to voters to give his “big man” (Drilon) at the Senate more allies.

“Let’s just move on and instruct what the people are looking for and what this campaign is all about,” he added.

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  • TEAM PNOY

    VOTE TEAM PNOY! GO GO GO PNOOOOOOOOOOOY, GO!

    • Maldi2

       Team Penoy bokya ka saken!

      • http://profile.yahoo.com/ERCCN5ANNNF7BEBFMYXR6ALGRU Dan

        Ikaw si tiangco ano? Go f*ck yourself

      • http://profile.yahoo.com/MESKVVF473U4YSVN343XOT2XLE kram

        Mga Team PATAY! he he he

      • http://profile.yahoo.com/NKMLL6HD6WUINN5XQWNKKQDFEA Edwin Edwin

        Ok lang yon, bokya rin ang A$$ mo kay Father eh (hehehe)….

  • http://ourleftfoot.blogspot.com/ Tristanism

    “In wanting 12-0 Team PNoy win, Drilon denies ‘plot’ to be Senate president”

    Is it just me? I find this headline lame — and totally slanted. So Drilon denies the Senate Presidency plot only because he wants a 12-0 win. Yun lang ang wiggle room na binigay para sa sagot niya? No chance for Drilon to declare that there really is no plot? And even if Drilon does want to be senate president, isn’t that supposed to come from a source and not from the opinion of the headline writer?

    True, Tobias declared that plot yesterday, but I thought headlines are supposed to reflect the news content, not the opinion of Tobias.

    Haters, don’t start hating yet. I’m just reacting to the structure of the news item.

  • muddygoose

    The allusion to Drilon during a rally in Iloilo is but normal since Drilon is a native of that province. The writer does not even care to mention this.

  • http://profile.yahoo.com/ERCCN5ANNNF7BEBFMYXR6ALGRU Dan

    Yes i want it 12-0 team pinoy, f*ck UNA
    Jun Magsaysay should top it, he is a standout, what has chez and loren accomplished aber?, pa grandstanding? sheeet! Too many edyot pinoys

  • UrHONOR

    HINDI….hindi naman talaga gustong maging SENEYT PRESIDENT ni Frank.  Ang gusto nya ay PRESIDENT lang.  Period,  Wala na nung seneyt-seneyt pa.:)

  • mekeni62

    They must have taken the slant from Koko Pimentel’s introduction of Drilon as “the future Senate President” during their rally.

  • billy gunner

    kimi pa itong si drilon kahit halata na masyado. ito ang isa sa mga halimbawa ng tunay na trapo. besides, turncoat itong taong to. kung maalala niyo, halos laging dumikit bituka nito ke aroyo nong ang huli’y presidente pa. ngayon, kulang nalang humalik sa pwet ni penoy. balimbing to the nth! lol

  • a1phantom

    Team Noynoy = Senate President Pork Drilon
    GO GO DRILON !!!

  • XY ZEE

    Hiniay-hinay lang sa katakawan Frank.
    Tignan mo ang nangyari sa buwayang Loloy.

  • leomar101

    Team Patay ay huwag kalimutan na patayin sa darating na election. Walang idinudulot na mabuti ang mga hunghang na ito. Tuwid na daan daw sila pero sila lahat ay Arroyo  butt lickers noon. Mula kay aquino, baboy drilon, hitad 10, mga senatos, at mga conganids lahat sila kampi ni arroyo.Huwag na kayong magmamalinis mga hypocrites.

    • http://profile.yahoo.com/NKMLL6HD6WUINN5XQWNKKQDFEA Edwin Edwin

      leomar, hanggang ngayon ba ay hindi ka pa rin kinikilala ng tatay mong pari??? hehehe

      • leomar101

         Masakit bang sinasabi ko? Nasaktan ka dahil totoo. bwahahaha. Ikaw ang may sabi niyan ha. siguro dahil ang tunay mong tatay ay pari at hindi ka kinikilala. hahaha. Totoo naman na sinabi ng mga  taga Negros na Team Patay ang mga LP. Hindi ako ang pasimula niyan. Tapos sa akin ka magalit.  I umpog mo na lang ang ulo mo sa bato  tsong  na anak ng pari. hahahaha.

  • Lakan Dupil

    Personal attack ang best strategy na pina-iiral ng mga UNAno. They are using corrupt media personalities to attack their political competitors.

    Ang dungis ng demokrasya ay ang dumi ng pag-iisip ng isang tao na ginagamit sa kanyang tinatawag ng pribilihiyo. Subalit ang ganap na pag-ibig sa Lupang Hinirang ay ang kakayahan na unahin ang iba higit sa sarili at ang pag-ako sa responsibilidad sa kanyang kapwa.

    • indiosbravos2002

      Corrupt politicians supported by paid mediamen. Bagay na bagay. UNA best example of a party that should not be trusted

  • TuwadNaDaan

    Baboy ka Balimbing…Tuta ni GMA…!!!

  • TuwadNaDaan

    I will only vote for Cayetano, chiz, loren, villar, koko , zubiri period….!!!

  • http://profile.yahoo.com/FTBZHDQZQAXRE2EDSSAC7YQZ2Y Fernando

    kunwari ka pa mr. Drilon you have been waiting this senate president post at yan naman talaga ang aim ninyong mga party leader sinungaling ka ……..

  • josephsanchez

     I don’t need a 12-0 win for team PNoy. I just need Jamby to win! let’s go Madrigal!!!

    • http://profile.yahoo.com/M3LQ4MUAU3Z36MIQGIGSOKBCQE Rosauro

      Walang ginawang tama yan si Madrigal. Soloha!

  • boybakal

    In wanting 12-0 Team PNoy win, Drilon denies ‘plot’ to be Senate president….

    This is ridiculous….When GMA said a 12-0 win for his senators candidates that happened 10 years ago….she was charged a non bail of Electoral Sabotage.
    She is still in jail….my goodness….where is justice in this country.

  • JasonBieber

    Drilon might as well be part of PNoy’s KKK if he isn’t already. Drilon can say or do whatever he wants without facing any consequence. He can demand other government elected officials to open their bank accounts for transparency but refuses himself to do the same.

  • disqusted0fu

    Well, Drilon can deny all he wants… Him being a Senate President has a very slim chance anyway because that 12-0 sweep isn’t happening either. Unless of course there will be again some magic from the PCOS machines, then anything is possible.

  • disqusted0fu

    Drilon has stayed in the government for the longest time because he knows who he should suck up to, not because of his great public service. It is even wrong to associate public service with Drilon. He is just really a great suck up, which is evident in his physique. The only thing that could be larger than his physique is probably his bank account. Time to check the accounts of all these Senators!!!

  • leomar101

    Look at his mansion in Forbes. He gave away a lot also in Forbes for his step daughter. bwahahaha. Marunong siyang dumikit sa kahit sino ang may power to protect his interest. Nothing more nothing less. Noong wala ng makuha siya kay Arroyo ay binitiwan na niya but not after raking in in millions. Kapag namatay na ito at kahit abo na ang kanyang mantika ay nag-aapoy pa rin.

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