Iglesia brouhaha showed Poe a ‘trapo,’ says erstwhile mentor
Sen. Serge Osmeña on Sunday said Sen. Grace Poe’s lead in presidential polls may be affected after she supported the Iglesia Ni Cristo (INC) mass action against the Department of Justice, making her appear to be a traditional politician (trapo).
Speaking on dzIQ, or Radyo Inquirer, Osmeña, who always gave Poe advice, this time offered no help when asked how she could correct her “mistake.”
“She has strategists. She should ask her strategists,” Osmeña said. Poe, he said, had already teamed up with Sen. Francis Escudero against his
“She was wrong there, she appeared to be a trapo,” Osmeña said of Poe’s statement justifying the INC’s five-day mass action that started at the DOJ office and culminated on Edsa.
Poe received flak for saying the politically influential INC was just exercising its rights and Justice Secretary Leila de Lima should explain the merits of the case filed by a former INC minister.
Osmeña reiterated his disapproval of Poe’s team-up with Escudero, saying the latter brings with him “more minuses” than pluses.—Christine O. Avendaño
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