Leni Robredo should consider firing her PR team after tone-deaf Taal volcano photos go viral

There’s really no need for Leni Robredo, supposedly no less than the Philippines’ presumptive “vice president”, to be making a photo opportunity out of every so-called “service” she delivers to Filipinos. In this latest instance, she uses relief goods meant for evacuees fleeing the aftermath of this week’s Taal volcano eruption to score PR points […]

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The real reason Sass Rogando Sasot quit political blogging

Take it from us at GRP who have persisted in our mission to deliver top-notch insights on the Philippines and a variety of topics. The formula to longevity in the blogosphere is quite simple. The exit from this space of top pro-Duterte blogger and social media personality Sass Rogando Sasot is a case study on […]

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The dumb argument style of Fake News Crybabies like @MrsUnlawyer is the reason why Maria Ressa is obsolete

The intellectually-bankrupt argument is sadly all-too-familiar — an accusation of “fake news” that, when challenged, reveals very little substance nor basis. Here is one such recent example. A challenge mounted by an inquisitive Netizen asking simple child-like questions ensues over a series of tweets… …but the bitter end, as far as any challenge to the […]

Tonyo Cruz declares himself one of the “good guys” in a battle between “good” and “evil”!

The title alone says something of the lofty pedestal upon which some “thought leaders” of the Philippine Opposition have set themselves upon. Tonyo Cruz’s piece (Some) evil was defeated published on Rappler presumes to paint a narrative of Good vs Evil with, of course, his handpicked cronies cast as the good guys. Most bizarre of […]

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The Yellowtards have taken down Mocha Uson, but are they able to set someone up to win?

It is easy to call upon one’s constituents to reject or condemn an enemy personality in politics. But it is harder to set someone up to compete in a popularity contest. At the end of the day, democratic politics is a popularity contest. The candidate who wins the most votes gets to be in power. […]

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