Duterte tells Binay: Pray and ask forgiveness
Instead of admonishing him, Duterte, Binay should be instead ask for forgiveness from the Lord Almighty and pray. Duterte, the poll front runner, advised his rival of what he should be doing instead of telling the voting population not to vote for [Duterte].
"Lumuhod ka sa Diyos. Mag-iyak ka ng sinsero" was Duterte's sharp and terse response when asked what he thinks of his fellow rivals. He told that the corruption issues do not only include the Vice President, but also his whole family. Therefore, the entire Binay family should also "kneel down and pray" in front of the Lord before election day is near.
"Like kay Binay, bilyon-bilyon yun. Yung anak niya kailangan magluhod din sa tabi niya at yung asawa (niya)," said the Davao mayor.
The presidential aspirant from Davao city Rodrigo "Rody" Duterte and Vice President and former Makati city mayor Jejomar Binay have exchanged tense words against each other in the past few weeks. Binay is starting to target the poll front runner Duterte, possibly feeling the real danger of having the populist strongman gain control of the Palace.
Binay has been a staunch critic of the current Liberal Party administration and is even the Opposition leader. Despite criticizing and making enemies with the administration, Binay finds no friend in fellow administration critic Duterte.
The complexity of modern politics leaves a no holds barred scenario, where alliances are weak and political outsiders earn popular support. This might be difficult to comprehend for a majority of people, as it does not mean that personas are black or white in the current political arena. Politics is indeed a confusing creature to behold. There can issues you agree with with candidates you dislike, or disagree with with candidates you natural lean to. These political complexities will test the intuition and judgment of the Filipino people on who will be the candidate they will choose to lead the nation in the next 6 years.
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