LP hits Inday Sara over bias comments about honesty
MANILA, Philippines — Davao City Mayor Sara Duterte-Carpio is very unfair when commenting about honesty, the Liberal Party (LP) said on Saturday.
The opposition party slammed the Presidential daughter after she said that Vice President Leni Robredo has to remain silent in airing her sentiments on the issue of honesty since “her honesty has been questioned since day one of her term as Vice President.”
“Kapag kakampi nila hindi issue ang honesty pero kapag si VP Leni at hindi nila kaalyado ay issue na ito? Tama ba yun?” the LP said in a statement, referring to no specific person nor issue.
(When it’s their ally honesty is not an issue, but when it’s VP Leni and not their ally this is an issue? Is this right?)
“Hindi kandidato si VP. Ang pag-atake sa kanya gamit ang fake news at paninira ng mga Marcos ay pagtatangkang ibaon ang mga usapin ng panloloko, pagnanakaw, at kapalpakan na kinasasangkutan ng mga kandidato nila sa Hugpong,” it added.
(VP is not a candidate. The attack toward her using fake news and demolition by the Marcoses is an attempt to bury the issues on deceit, thievery and failure involving their candidates at Hugpong.)
Hugpong ng Pagbabago (HNP) is the political party established by Duterte-Carpio.
Despite not dropping names, it could be recalled that HNP bet Imee Marcos has been constantly insisting that she graduated in Princeton and her degree was “religion and politics.” Nevertheless, reports said that her records from the university show that Marcos did not finish her degree.
She also claimed to be a graduate of the University of the Philippine but the university also denied her graduation.
Despite this, LP said that the public should not focus on the issue on honesty surrounding senatorial bets. Instead, other national issues should be discussed between candidates.
“Ang dapat na nagsasalita ay ang kanilang mga kandidatong tumatakbo para sa Senado. At ang mga dapat pag-usapan ay ang mga hinahanapan ng sagot ng mga Pilipino: kawalan ng trabaho, mataas na presyo, pagpatay, at katiwalian,” he said.
(The ones speaking should be their candidates running for the Senate. And the topics that should be discussed are the answers the Filipino people seek: unemployment, high prices, killings and corruption.) /jpv
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