Jackie Ejercito to turn ‘Palengke Queen’ for father’s Manila campaign



Former President Joseph Estrada. Photo by Jamie Marie Elona/INQUIRER.net

MANILA, Philippines—Former first daughter Jacqueline “Jackie” Ejercito Lopez will actively campaign for her father, former President Joseph Estrada, in his campaign for the mayoral seat in Manila.

Lopez, who has lived in a gated and posh subdivision all her life, will venture into “the wet markets” of the City of Manila, to court the votes of Manila residents for her father in the next few weeks.

“I will be the new Palengke Queen,’’ Lopez told the Philippine Daily  Inquirer at the sidelines of Estrada’s proclamation rally last Sunday at the Liwasang Bonifacio.

Aside from wearing the signature Erap orange shirt, Lopez sported a temporary tattoo caricature of Estrada on her upper right arm.

Lopez said Estrada’s other children and relatives also had temporary tattoos of Estrada on their right arms for the campaign.

Estrada’s daughter vowed to visit all the wet markets in Manila to push her dad’s candidacy.

“I intend to visit all the markets in the city to campaign and at the same time to observe how these places can be improved,’’ she said.

Lopez, who founded Kabataang MakaEdukasyon (KAME) Foundation in 1997 when her father was the vice-president, said she would be willing to help in any way that would be effective for her father’s campaign.

Lopez said she would love to help beautify the city of Manila.

“I will be glad to help my father in whatever way, but most of all, I would like to help in the improvements and beautification of the city,’’ she said.

When Estrada was the country’s president, Lopez said she was active in the KAME Foundation, which was founded to improve the level of education and increase the number of indigent children going to schools.

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  • cato_the_younger

    “Lopez, who has lived in a gated and posh subdivision all her life, will venture into “the wet markets” of the City of Manila, to court the votes of Manila residents for her father in the next few weeks.”
    Why let the whole world know where you live and as if people in the palengkes owe you one for venturing into such a place? How patronizing! How pretentious!

    If that doesn’t tell you anything about the pro-poor bonafides of this wretched family, nothing ever will. It’s as if we owe her our admiration for giving the poor hapless masas of the wet markets of this world the chance to take a look at royalty. While she’s at it, she might as well give advance notice that they need to bring the palaspas and lay down their clothes as she alights from her Mercedes (donkeys are out of the question, que horror!).

  • Jane Tan

    Just to stroll into the wet markets and ask for votes? What is this, a sad attempt at copying Cayetano’s campaign?

  • imongredneck

    The girl is stepping out of her guilded crib so she can help her convicted plunderer daddy in his campaign. She would instead be of great service to the people of Manila and the whole country if she can spare them from her daddy’s bad reputation.

  • kolambogan

    Ano bang aasahan sa pamilya ng mga walang hiya, kundi kakapalan ng apog at mukha, Ika nga mamahalin ng mga anak ang ex-convict na kriminal na ama dahil sila’y galing dito masama man sa mukha at harapan ng matitinong tao sa lipunan. Ang “strategy” mamigay ng kung anu-anong pitse-pitse at iwasan ang anumang bagay sa mga kasalanan ng kamag-anak at palitan ng mga kathang-isip na mga kunwari’y gagawing mabuti ng babero, sugarol, mandarambong, plunderer, walang modong evicted from office na ama by hook or by crook with the help of plundered money of their beloved criminal father.

  • vaporub123

    tsk-tsk.just to get votes ng masasabi na pang masa pamilya nila?the nerve of this pretentious lady.i don’t think she knows the inside of a public market.kulang pa ba yon mga entertainment o sayawan ng u.n.a. sa mga rally?lol

  • Hey_Dudes

    There is an obvious attempt on the part of the Estrada clan to control both San Juan City and city of Manila. Do we have enough educated voters to make sure this will not happen?

    • nes911

      Pag ngkataoon, ang makikinabang sa libreng hospitalization at edukadyon ay mga taga san juan na magdadasaan sa maynila.

  • brunogiordano

    Kahit anong GIMIK pa ang gawin ng mga Estrada hindi mababago ang katauhan ni ERAP na isang CONVICTED MANDARAMBONG(plunderer).

    Huwag iboto PLEASE!!!!!!!


    “SA ngayon, Iyo ang MAKATI….Akin naman ang MAYNILA…..Sa kanya ang Cagayan!”

    “Bukas, sa iyo na ang Pilipinas!”

    At masayang nagtunggaan ang 3 itlog.

  • http://pedestrianobserver.blogspot.com/ Political Jaywalker

    Forget about being a “Palengke Queen” Jackie, why not consider the title of “Kakosa Cell Block Queen,” LOL.

    Your ex-con dad already sport the orange color all it needs is the inmate print at the back and a frequent visit to the Manila prison will definitely earn you the “Queenie” title you aspire, hehehe.

  • Jojo Griffin

    Pupunta ka lang doon para mag campaign para sa ama mo..bakit hindi ka magpunta doon para kausapin at tulungan ang mga tao doon.after this,kelan ka uli babalik sa palengke para makausap ang mga tao?

  • farmerpo

    Best a child can do for a wayward parent is to get him out of harms way. Mahirap magpalaki ng magulang. We all know that the target of the ‘posh living’ Jackie in going to the wet market is as a spectacle..di lang kasi pde mag bikini at sumayaw… If Erap lets his daughter make saw- saw in his kind of politics, Manila, kawawa ka naman kung manalo ang taong ito. Pati anak na nananahimik, kinulit..ala namang ibibigay other than make a spectacle of herself if at all. Pag natilamsikan ng tubig tilapia ere, sisigaw at mumurahin ang tindera,.

  • Fancy Tan

    Marcos, Estrada at Binay? OMG! powerful family in the Philippines….

    • koolkid_inthehouse

      Poor Filipinos don’t know why, they became powerful because of your votes and money.

  • nes911

    Jackie joining the campaign? Pakitang tao lang. This only gives credence to the survey commissioned by the erap’s camp that lim is leading by a mile. Erap’s camp is now in panic mode. Even jinggoy is now in the campaign trail. Hindi maloloko ang mga manilenos.

    • jgl414567

      The people of Manila will not allow a criminal to be their mayor because if that happens they will be the laughingstock of the country and the world! It would be disgusting to have a convicted plunderer lead you!

  • kevin

    Palengke Queen ,my butt.. why do you all insist your father win,,,to become someday own the Philippines…

    • Luthmar

      Ano pa nga ba. They are there not for the love of the country but for the love of the money.

  • droccu

    Wow….big “sacrifice” to venture into “the wet markets” of Manila… Why do people continue to be fooled by these tricks? Jackie and the entire ERAP brood have been doing this all their political lives with the “masa” being fooled every time. I hope the people of Manila have learned their lessons now and make sure not to put back this convicted plunderer back in power.

    • Luthmar

      Does anybody know how many children this ex con have? Did he beat another
      mandarambong na Revilla Sr.? OMG are we inn for a long haul with the family Estrada and Revilla. One by one they are coming out to join and have a feel for politics.


    TAMANG-TAMA yan….palengke kwin mangangampanya para sa barumbado, lashenggero, quopitero, sugarol at babaero king.

    • penoy2012

      bakit di mo sinali ang sanngano?

      • UrHONOR

        HINDI ko kasi ugali ang mang-insulto ng kapwa ko! :)

  • ernesto

    walang kwentang pag uusapan.di dapat manalo ang estrada.wag nyo iboto

  • Guest

    Nasaktan si Jinggoy sa pang-sinab ni JV sa anak niyang si Janella. Kung ako kay Jinggoy batukan ko si JV dahil sa kabastusan niya.

    • Luthmar

      Eh ano naman kasi ang ginagawa ng Janelle na yan sa lugar kung saan naroon si half uncle na JV, She had no business being there, Sus Ginoo, sang damakmak na Estradas, sang damakmak na Revillas, Jalosjos, etc. Ours is a God foresaken country. My poor Philippines.

  • Guest

    Walang patawad itong si JV, pati ba naman anak ni Jinggoy ay idadamay sa galit. Wag naman JV, salbahe ka!

  • Garibaldi_II

    Flowers, like politicians, bloom or wither by the season – except in the Philippines. Politicians and their families construe their right to govern is mandated by money. Their children, including misbegotten, win elective positions easily through their rich, corrupt parents whose bast ard authority and crook ed connections are boundless. Even neophyte politicians are magnetized by the scent of dirty money to recoup their campaign expenses with n(x) interests. You see the same ruffians who smile at you in daylight but frown at you in moonlight, politicians who hate the earthen smell of poor people but love to chase the stench of taxpayers’ money. They steal the peoples’ money and pay at laborers’ tax rates dishonestly while poor laborers pay their dues honestly. Do we blame these greedy crocs? You stupid voters deserve to carry the heavy cross — you never learn from your lessons. Sell your votes – vote foolishly and regret wisely – stupid!

  • les21reago

    If Gloria Arroyo made great mistakes it is NOT corruptions or Hello Garci but PARDONING Erap…ERAP is unrepentant DESPITE his GUILTY VERDICT of PLUNDER by the Sandigan Bayan…Erap claimed he was vindicated by the SORRY to her of CORY and that his fall from power is orchestrated by the ELITE of Makati and the religious moralist…In 2010 Presidential election, ERAP ran for PRESIDENT and he also called it his last HURRAH or last performance of his LIFE…NOW the same line LAST hurrah and last performance of his Life being candidate for Manila Mayor…WHY people who are liar does not succummed to last hurrah in their breath?

  • joeybg

    Mga Tanga at Bobo lamang ang susuporta kay Bigote.

    • penoy2012

      Bakit, bawal bang sumoporta sa kanya ang mga engot?

  • kilabot

    to counter that,
    fredlim may commission krisaquino as the ‘patutot queen’.

  • Rogers Nelson Uy

    kawawang botante, sobrang wala ng mapagpipilian, kung sino ang laging naririnig na pangalan at nakikita sa TV yun nalang din ang kumakandidato, Lim o Estrada, parehong mga walang kwenta kaso sino iboboto ng mga tao e sila lang magkalaban diba? Kung pwede nga lang mamatay na dalawang ito masisiyahan pa ako.

  • koolkid_inthehouse

    WTF, shallow shot at gullible Filipinos. You might get ‘wet’.
    Senator Jinggoy Ejercito Estrada – use his pork barrel on project with fake NGO.
    Congressman JV Ejercito Estrada – has secret property in Virgin Island.
    Joseph Ejercito Estrada – convicted plunderer
    Jacqueline Estrada-Lopez – fake ‘palengke’ queen.

    If Filipinos trusted the Ejercito Estrada family, nothing can change this country.

  • koolkid_inthehouse

    This is a paid press statement by Estrada family.

  • boybakal

    A model daughter….Erap is so lucky.

  • tenyearsafter

    sa maynila, ang pagpipilian ay
    vigilante o plunderer…
    galit sa mga club at pasugalan o suki ng mga club at pasugalan…
    action man o action star…
    adik sa tsaa o adik sa alak….
    mga botanteng manilenyo, ano kayo, matalino o bobo…
    pumili ng tapat at dapat…

  • jgl414567

    Mrs. Lopez will help her plunderer father dupe the poor! SHAMELESS SCOUNDRELS!!!!

  • virgoyap

    Due to his being a previous action star Erap is a master of deception. Now he is trying again to deceive Manila voters.

  • Guest

    No. 9 sa Pulse Asia Survey si JV, nasa Top 5 naman sa SWS survey. Next
    month, outside Top 12 na yang si JV because of this PCIJ report. Hahaha!

  • Ronnie Mendoza

    I dont vote ERAP ever, but between ERAP and LIM… this time, I will vote ERAP.

  • AllaMo

    Nancy binay part 2. Uma-anggulo na para sa susunod na eleksyon. Anak nang malaswa. Puro malaswa.

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