Santiago quips: I ‘died, didn’t like it there so I came back’

By: - Reporter / @MAgerINQ
/ 07:20 PM November 24, 2014

Video by Noy Morcoso/INQUIRER.net


MANILA, Philippines – “I’m the one who had cancer and died but I didn’t like it there so I came back.”

This was how cancer-stricken Senator Miriam Defensor-Santiago greeted the media before she started her press conference at the Senate on Monday.


Asked how she was doing, Santiago said: “Well, I’m very bored  with life. I’m not getting any  worse or any better. I’m just sort of in a static situation.”

“I’m in a state of thermodynamic equilibrium…Meaning to say I’m not  doing anything,” she  further said.

Before the press conference,  Santiago took the floor to deliver a  privilege speech where she questioned the existence of the pork  barrel funds  in the proposed 2015 national budget and the  new  definition of savings, which she said was unconstitutional.


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