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Aquino blasts unnamed politician, leaves Cavite audience guessing

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President Aquino. INQUIRER FILE PHOTO

DASMARIÑAS, Cavite, Philippines—  Who is this politician?

President Benigno Aquino  III on Thursday took a jab at unnamed politician who he said  had promised him support but failed to deliver, leaving the audience at the Team PNoy rally here guessing.

“Ako po ay  maglalabas ng  kaunting hinanakit. Ako po’y hindi makapal ang mukha at tinuruan akong maging simpleng totoo sa lahat ng kausap.  Turo po ng tatay ko sa akin, pag nagbitaw ka ng salita mahirap o madali kailangang mangyari ito (Allow me to ventilate some grievances.  I don’t have a thick face and I was raised how to be simple and true to others. My father taught me that when you promised something, whether it’s difficult or not, you have to make it happen),”  Aquino said in a speech when he joined Team PNoy candidates’ sortie at the Dasmariñas High School.

“Kaya ako po’y hirap na hirap sa mga kausap ko. Hindi ko na po babanggitin kung sino. Ang sinasabi sa akin, kalimutan na natin ang nakaraan, asahan mo sa hinaharap todo ang suporta ko sa iyo (I will no longer name this person. But he was telling me,  let’s forget the past. Expect my  full support for you in the future),” he said.

But until now, Aquino  lamented that this person has not fulfilled his promise to him.

“Sabi ko sa kanya pare pinangako mo sa akin ito. kalahati na halos ng termino ko, makakaasa pa ba ako kung saan darating ang araw na susuportahan mo na ako?  Pero kada magkita kami,  sasabihin naman nya asahan mo ang tulong at  suporta. Hanggang ngayon inaasahan ko pa rin (I told him, ‘Friend you promised me this.  I’m almost  half of my term,  can  I still  expect the day that you will support me? But every time we see each other, he would tell me ‘expect  my help and support.’ Until now I’m expecting it),” he said.

“Baka naman ho pag ako’y nagretiro, suportahan na ako sa pagreretiro (Maybe I’ll get that support  after I retire),” Aquino said, “Hindi ko na ho sasabihn kung sino pero taga dito ho sa inyo yun . Sabi nga ng nakakatanda sa akin, bato- bato sa langit ang tamaan huwag magagalit (I will no longer  say who he is but he hails from here).”

Asked  after his speech  if the unnamed person was Senator Ramon “Bong” Revilla Jr., a known ally of former President and now Pampanga Representative Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo, Aquino answered, “No comment.”


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