Gadon to Sereno: Have some ‘delicadeza,’ just resign
Have some “delicadeza.”
These were the words of lawyer Larry Gadon when asked on Monday for message for Chief Justice Maria Lourdes Sereno.
Gadon wondered where Sereno was getting the courage to face her subordinates given the impeachment complaint filed against her.
“Sana ay magkaroon ka naman ng “delicadeza” at kahihiyan at dignidad sa sarili mo,” Gadon said.
(I hope she has “delicadeza” and shame and dignity for herself.)
“Ikaw ang pinuno ng bahay, pinapalayas ka. Ikaw ang pinuno ng pamilya, pero tinataboy ka. Ano pa bang mukha ang pinapakita mo nun?”
(You are the head of the house but they’re making you leave. You are the head of the family but they’re pushing you away. Do you still have the face to meet them?)
“Papasok ka pa ba sa opisina mo na alam na alam mo na lahat ng tao doon ay sinusuka ka?” Gadon added.
(You still go to your office even though you everyone is vomiting you out?)
Gadon then urged Sereno to step down from her position so she could take a rest.
“Kaya kung ako sa kanya, magresign nalang siya para matapos na rin ang lahat ng ito, hindi na tayo mapagod lahat at para din makapahinga siya dahil I’m sure she is really bothered with this case,” he said.
(If I were her, I would just resign so that all this will end, so that we all won’t get tired and so that she can rest because I’m sure she is really bothered with this case.)
Sereno, meanwhile, stood firm that she would not file her resignation and would continue to fight for the judicial process. /je
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