Binay camp calls Aquino Sona ‘chaka’
It’s officially a word war between Malacañang and the camp of Vice President Jejomar Binay.
A word war in “gay lingo” or slang.
A day after Presidential Spokesperson Edwin Lacierda called Binay’s “True State of the Nation Address” (Tsona) “charot” or something that shouldn’t be taken seriously, Joey Salgado replied in “beki speak.”
“Imbey ang fez ni Secretarush dahil trulalu ang spluk ni VP. Pero ang Sona ng pangulo, chaka ever sa madlang pipol dahil hindi trulalu,” he said, supposedly quoting people who were more knowledgeable in the colloquial language.
(Imbyerna ang face ni Secretary dahil true ang sinabi ni VP. Pero ang Sona ng pangulo, pangit sa taong bayan dahil hindi totoo.)
(The Secretary is just irritated because VP told the truth. But the President’s Sona does not sit well with the people because it is false.)
“Chaka” means ugly or unpleasant in gay lingo.
Binay gave his Tsona a week after President Benigno Aquino III delivered his own Sona and, in a separate event days later, endorsed Interior Secretary Manuel “Mar” Roxas as the Liberal Party standard bearer.
Sorry, it’s Coke
The Binay spokesperson also admitted that he was wrong about Lacierda drinking coffee.
On Wednesday, Salgado advised Lacierda to “chill” and stop drinking coffee because the “mere mention of the Vice President Binay’s name apparently makes his blood rise.”
Lacierda, however, hit back and said he doesn’t drink coffee.
“I don’t coffee; I drink Coke Zero. So, you know, please get your trivia straight. Sabagay… I understand that he cannot get my trivia straight because after all he could not get his facts straight in telling the truth when it comes to allegations of corruption against him,” Lacierda has said.
Salgado on Thursday said, “I stand corrected about your favorite drink, sir… Kami po ay umaamin kapag nagkamali. Hindi namin sinisisi ang iba o pinagtatakpan ang katotohanan.”
(I stand corrected about your favorite drink, sir… We admit our mistakes. We do not blame others or hide the truth.)
But he also warned Lacierda about his “favorite drink.”
He said there are studies that claim that aspartame and artificial sweeteners found in Coke cause high blood and cancer.
In the end, Salgado insisted that a lot of questions pertaining to the Aquino administration’s performance remain unanswered.
He said the people are still waiting for the government’s response to the awarding of the Metro Rail Transit (MRT) contract to a company allegedly with ties to the Liberal Party.
He said such dealings are among the reasons why hundreds of thousands of MRT passengers suffer.
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