Maceda challenges Aquino to dance ‘Gangnam style’

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Tiya Pusit dancing with Maceda on stage. INQUIRER.net FILE PHOTO

BAGUIO CITY, Philippines — Tired of the criticisms on candidates of the United Nationalist Alliance (UNA) coalition for dancing during sorties, former senator Ernesto Maceda challenged President Benigno Aquino III to lighten up and try dancing to “Gangnam Style.”

“I am challenging President Aquino to dance Gangnam. I can do it, I don’t know about him,” he told reporters after an interview with local radio station Z Radio.

“The President is only what–around 50? He’s also single so he must be more adept at dancing,” he said.

Zambales Representative Milagros Magsaysay said it was unfortunate that the Liberal Party-led coalition was hitting them with small issues such as their dancing on stage during sorties.

“I don’t understand why they are nitpicking on little things like our dancing. We just want a breather–we’re not always stiff and serious,” she said.

“We also know how to have fun. Maybe they should dance as well,” suggested the Zambales lawmaker.

“I hope they won’t make those things issues,” she said, adding that UNA was not one to complain about Team PNoy bets bringing actors to their rallies.

Team PNoy has earlier hit at UNA candidates who danced Gangnam Style and Harlem Shake in their sorties.

Maceda said that such mudslinging reflected poorly on the LP-led coalition.

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  • mariobig

    maceda kulang ka sa pansin hahahahaha wala kang panalo mang ernie sawa na ang tao sa iyo…. kaya kalang kumandidato kasi alama kikita kapa kapag kumandidato ka….. sawa na ang tao samga exposed mo mag relax ka nalang….

  • joshmale2004

    Maceda is much more qualified then to join “That’s Entertainment” of Kuya Germs than the Senate.

  • joshmale2004

    We need to catch up 30 years of our lagging economy that entertainment during campaign is the least of our interest. We need visions and solid platforms to catch up.

  • joshmale2004

    That explains why UNA have more audience in their rallies. People to see entertainment. But come voting time is a different matter.

    • BatangSingapore

      aminadong nilalangaw ang campaign sortie ng team abnoy. as in nilalangaw tulad ng isang patay,,, tama nga team patay ang tawag sa inyo ng simbahan hahahahhaha.

      • joshmale2004

        That’s normal when you don’t use and spend on stars and actors on your campaign. People typically are not much keen on hearing platforms and agenda. They only come to watch when they know big actors are joining the campaign. Anyway, audience don’t count to votes.

      • 33Sambuang2

        hindi naman kasi sila kasingbobo ng mga idols mo

  • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_A5B6G6DFLT7HKQX4HEJNN5VLVY neo

    Maceda, dancing will not solve hunger in the Philippines. Isa ka pa Mitos Magsaysay, epal ka rin.

    • http://profile.yahoo.com/I6XXLO4X6TJFZHKLP3GQMDILI4 MOTO

      they are not running for senate to solve hunger anyway.

      • alienpatriot

        Why are they running? Where is their policy base?

    • http://www.facebook.com/erick.labandia Erick Labandia

      IKAW ANG EPAL AT TEAM PINOY ANG RALLY NILA SA BAGUIO CTY NILALANGAW NAMAN D NA SILA GUSTO NG TAO AROYYYYY PATI SA MINADANAO NILALANGAW DIN PATI SA VISAYAS AT SA BUONG PILIPINAS PATAY KANG BATA KA D NA LANGAW BANGAW NA HAHAHAHAHAHAAAAA

      • Pio Pusli

        dude, mukahng nilangaw ang utak mo, sori wala ka pal ‘non.

      • virgo57

        Napasobra ata ang tagay mo pre at may hang over pa! Sa susunod wag ka makisawsaw sa isyu na hindi mo alam.

  • akongednamzug

    Manong Ernie, lalabanan daw kayo ni Noynoy pag-nanalo kayong senador. But for now, you don’t have the right to challenge the President to anything.

  • hustlergalore

    FACEPALM!

  • kishbuff

    Desperadong TRAPO!!!!!! ‘Young yet so corrupt’ – mayor lacson

    • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_W7TPARCYJFCSA3PBQAM3MVZO3E kurakut

      UNA wala nang issue na ipagmamalaki. binay, erap, enrile, zubiri, mitos puro pangbata ang dating. nagpapatawa-corny, low-blow, non-sense- are these the people who will bring us to prosperity? o baka simotin lang ang treasury.

      • http://www.facebook.com/erick.labandia Erick Labandia

        MAGANDA NAMAN YAN AHH MINSAN SASAYA KANAMAN TAMA ANG GINAGAWA NG UNA DANCE DANCE FOR GANGMAN

      • dmsanders

        he he he manong ernie dapat hamunin mo si DOH usec at spokesman. bakit ka ganyan ngayoon d tulad nuong nasa Fanklin Baker Company ka pa na kasama ni gerry gonzales at engr andy pizarro, magaling ka nuon pero ng maging politiko ka na sus nagkawindan-windang ka na

  • ernievictory

    Maceda = Vice Ganda

    • BatangSingapore

      eh si abnoy bading din diba. hahhahahahaha

      • ernievictory

        Hindi. Ikaw ang bading. Bwa ha ha

      • 33Sambuang2

        ikaw ang sira ulong bading.

  • Templar Society

    Mag gangnam ka na lang wag ka na tumakbo sa senado. haha

    • BatangSingapore

      tanga ibig sabihin nun ipakita ni abnoy ang resistensya nya. panay sigarilyo kasi si panot kaya walang laman ang utak hahahhaha.

  • buttones

    I doubt that the advisors of the President of the Republic of the Philippines would encourage him to act like a Macedaian buffoon, to open himself to ridicule and contempt, which is what this Maceda is actually doing to himself but the poor lost soul doesn’t actually know it! Pathos personified in Maceda… what a sad, sad figure…

  • dodong1

    “I am challenging President Aquino to dance Gangnam. I can do it, I don’t know about him,” he told reporters after an interview with local radio station Z Radio.

    MACEDA IS CHALLENGING PNOY ON GANGNAM DANCE?? HE SHOULD BE CHALLENGING HIM ON HOW TO IMPROVE THE LIVES OF ALL PILIPINOS IN THE PHILIPPINES…

  • wawa2172

    Well political campaign is entertainment and can’t blame Maceda. He cannot win the election by dancing however he is a known corrupt personality .PNoy cannot dance mauubusan siya nang hangin dahil sa abusadong smoker siya as in sunog baga. He can dance the Harlem shake instead with a cigarette stuck in his lips and ngising aso. I would love him dance kasabay ni Erap na may hawak na Johny Walker blue sa kamay. Shake, Shake Ey Shake, Shake, Shake Con los terroristas Ey, Con los terroristas Ey, Ey …bagay kay Noy at Erap…he he he…pareho silang penguin kung mag lakad.

  • Hey_Dudes

    Of all the nonsense. How can anyone even think of wasting his or her right to vote for someone like this?

  • Gerard Ortiz Espero III

    Kawawa naman si Tita Ernie. Sobrang desperado ng makakuha ng media mileage. Just retire for good, Manang Ernia. Ganito nalang ba ang campaign strategy ng UNA?

  • mamamia

    “I don’t understand why they are nitpicking on little things like our
    dancing. We just want a breather–we’re not always stiff and serious,”

    ang daming panahon para mag relax at magsaya sa buhay, ngayon pa kayo sasayaw?imbes na ipaliwanag nyo sa mga tao ang kakayahan ninyo at makipag usap ng intelihente sasayawan nyo ng gangnam style ang botante? give me a F break, certified trapo. pwe

  • http://profile.yahoo.com/I6XXLO4X6TJFZHKLP3GQMDILI4 MOTO

    NUNG AMBASADOR SI MACEDA SA WASHINGTON, NAGDALA SYA NGA TATLONG SASAKYAN MULA SA STATES PERO AYAW MAG BAYAD NG TAX…

    IYAN ANG KANDIDATO NG UNA!

    UNA SA KAGAGUHAN/PAGNANAKAW!!!

  • bugoybanggers

    Matagal ng pinagLOLOKO ng mga Poltiko ang mga Pilipino, hanga pa rin. Sabagay, Filipino love to be poor. Ika nga, anong paki! Ang imporatante buhay. Bahala na ang Diyos, May awa ang Diyos. Kapag mahirap malapit ang Diyos. Mabibiyayaan ang mga nagpapakumbaba. Ano pa? Lahat pala hindi na dapat mag sikap? Sige, let the Voters decide.

  • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_GYYFBINDMTZHM6TDHPB667452M agustin

    huwag na man baka ubuhin at hihingalin si panot.mapahiya sa publiko.gusto lang ng tao marinig ang paos na boses ni panot parang galing sa sakit na pneumonia. he he he he he !

  • AllinLawisFair

    It showed that this Ernesto Maceda has nothing better to show to the Filipino people. Why does one have to make one self look ridiculous in public? Senator Miriam Defensor-Santiago has already said much about ageing politicians blaming themselves in public when that Augusto Syjuco danced as if he were 17 instead of 70+.

  • david

    yay! ganyang kababang level na ang katulad ni maceda. dapat si kuya germs ang hinamon nya. showbiz na showbiz

  • UrHONOR

    SABI ni PNoy….padamihan na lang daw ng buhok “doon”….at pakitaan kung sino pa ang alert sa flag raising cerremony. Tingna natin kundi mamilipit sa kakakapa ng gagawin itong si Maceda. :)

  • Jun Go

    ang babaw mo talaga ginoong maceda,tumatanda ka na ng paurong; anong mapapala ng pilipinas kung sumayaw ka ng gangnam style, o kahit kasama mo si noynoy.

    ganyan kawalang kwenta kang kandidato, hanggang gangnam style na lang ang ginagawa mo. bilang na ang ilalabi mo sa mundo, sana naman kaaya-ayang paglilingkod ang ipamalas mo sa mga pilipino.

    umatras ka lang sa pagtakbo, kung katawa-tawa lang ang ipapamalas mo. masyado ng maraming artista sa senado, huwag mo ng dagdagan pa.

  • scolexx

    Ms. Karen, if u really want to boost your party’s chance in winning, you should stop ‘reporting’ these silly issues. You are just looking for something to talk about even if it’s non-sense –like all of your write ups. this is doing more damage than good to UNA i tell u.

  • Jack Phalaphitac

    The best answer to Maceda’s challenge is: Nuts!

  • scolexx

    step 1: UNA will do something ridiculous.
    step 2: people will ask Team Pnoy for their opinion
    step 3: UNA will play the victim and call it mudslinging
    step 4: ‘reporters’ like Ms. Karen will write about it and cash in.
    step 5: repeat step 1

  • leadyourself

    are there any adults running in this election?

  • 33Sambuang2

    desperate effort ernesta

  • shane oy

    talking about crap

  • ztefertilizerscam10

    Maceda ang Tanda mo na,wala ka ring silbi…

    • BatangSingapore

      Maceda is Cory’s first choice to lead her administration. He just learned it from Cory.

  • koolkid_inthehouse

    WTF this election is all about dancing? Maceda please use your donkey to think about job creations for poor and unemployed Filipinos so that they can afford to feed their families. This is turning into a stupid show by stupid politicians.
    You can’t smoke screen by dancing the plunders, graft and corruptions by your UNA candidates. Can you please steady your lead feet and talk about corruption and plundering?

  • Hagler

    Ridiculous reporting makes me wonder this is paid ad.

  • alienpatriot

    The problem is not that they dance.It is that they do nothing else. They stand for nothing except their own self-interest. What are their policies? Why do they choose not to make fighting corruption an issue?

  • JasminCubacub

    Folk dance lang siguro kaya ni Noynoy!

  • carlorocci

    You must retire. You are not fit for the Senate anymore.

    NO TO MACEDA!!!!!!
    NO TO MACEDA!!!!!!
    NO TO MACEDA!!!!!!
    NO TO MACEDA!!!!!!

  • speedstream2

    We have to give some leeway for those in their dotage just as we do for, among others, tyros, trying hard wannabees and publicity hounds. Well, some form of entertainment every now and then wouldn’t hurt, including making fools of ourselves.

  • JasonBieber

    Come on…this is beneath the President.

    He has no time to do a dance off. He is too busy playing video games and joining gun shooting competitions and attacking and blaming GMA for everything.

  • joeybg

    Panahon pa ni Kawatang Marcos si Maceda…. wala na bang iba???

  • jpastor

    Maceda have been doing the same tricks – trapo.

  • kokak

    Kaawaan tayong mga Pilipino. Isang napakalaking insulto sa ating mga botante ang pinaggagagawa nitong Maceda. Masyadong trapo…at naghamon pa.

    Lighten up daw, pero panahon po ito ng kampanya, at ang mga tao ay uhaw sa inyong mga plataporma. Kala ko ba kulang pa ang time na binigay sa inyo para ilahad ang inyong mga plataporma?

    Kaawaan tayong mga Pilipino pag ganitong klaseng mga pulitiko ang mananalo, paatras ang usad ng sibilisasyon natin pag ganito.

  • http://www.facebook.com/erick.labandia Erick Labandia

    NILALAMNGAW NAMAN ANG RALLY NG TEAM PINOY SA BAGUIO CTY PAPAANO NA SILA MANANALO SASABIHIN PA 12-0 SILA ANG TEAM PINOY ANGF 12-0 GO UNA GO KAYO ANG PABORITO NG MGA TAO SA BUPONG PILIPINAS MABUHAY ANG UNA GOD BLESS US..

  • http://www.facebook.com/erick.labandia Erick Labandia

    YONG MGA TAONG NAG COCOMENTS DTO WALANG PICTURE DHIL MGA FAKE KAYO D KAYO 220NG Tao hahahahahahahah

  • disqusted0fu

    Pnoy may not be dancing the gangnam style, but he is certainly living it. Gangnam style is associated with lavish lifestyle and wealth. Known to owning fancy cars and top notch guns, an enormous hacienda and other ill gotten wealth, plus expensive junkets courtesy of the public’s money, Pnoy definitely has gangnam style.

  • Pio Pusli

    maceda, maceda, harvard graduate, so young yet so corrupt (courtesy of mayor lacson of manila) and now “gangham style” dance just to get the votes of the moronic electors, how low can you go, maceda, the bottom of imburnal?

  • $8278216

    Dito natin makikita ang pang gagago ng PARTIDO UNA sa mga botante ,,ha,ha,ha, wala na kayong pang attract sa tao kaya kahit mag mukhang tanga, gagawin.,,tsk,tsk,tsk..hinde ang pag sayaw ang ipa alam sa masa kundi ang mga isyu na angkop sa kasalukuyan mga problema..

  • Lapu Lapu

    It would be more fun if “UNA dancers” wear sexy dress during the dance.

  • Pio Pusli

    maceda’s next talent, kakain ng espada. i’m afraid, hell’ swim by the imburnal, just to scrap some votes

  • Pio Pusli

    ask maceda to do “magic mike” and he’ll get 10 votes from my family

  • virgo57

    Maceda and Mitos Magsaysay are trying hard idiots whose antics are suitable only in carnival. They should be confined in a zoo along with pythons who are their kalahi Kapal muks talaga parang mga kinder ang isip.

  • virgoyap

    Sa aking tingin nababaliw si Maceda at Mitos. They urge the president to dance stupidly like themselves.

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