Robin Padilla improperly displays PH flag as ‘reminder’ of war vs poverty, corruption
MANILA, Philippines — Actor and senatorial aspirant Robin Padilla shared that he improperly displays his personal Philippine flag to serve as an inspiration to remind himself that “he is in a war.”
In a Facebook post on Monday, Padilla posted a photo of him with the Philippine flag hanging with the red field on the left and the blue field on the right which indicates war.
He said that this is his daily inspiration to remind himself that he is in a war against poverty, corruption, and colonization.
“‘Wag niyo na po kwestiyonin ang pagkakaayos ko ng aking personal na bandila natin na [b]aon ko sa aking paglalakbay,” he said.
(Don’t question how I put up my personal Philippine flag which I carry on my journey.)
“[P]ersonal ko po itong motibasyon sa sarili ko na [p]agkatapos magdasal ng fajr ay maglupang hinirang sa ganyang pagkakaayos ng bandila. Yan po ang aking inspirasyon sa araw araw upang hindi ko po makalimutan na ako ay nasa gera laban sa kahirapan, korupsyon at kolonisasyon,” the actor added.
(This is my personal motivation. After praying fajr, I will sing the national anthem with the flag installed that way. That is my daily inspiration to not forget that I am in a war against poverty, corruption, and colonization.)
Padilla filed his certificate of candidacy for senator in October. He is running under the PDP-Laban’s faction headed by Energy Secretary Alfonso Cusi.
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