Gordon receives mixed reviews as Senate justice head

Gordon receives mixed reviews as Senate justice head

- Sen. Dick Gordon drew mixed reactions from netizens for his performance at the recent Senate inquiry

- The senator was praised for his calm, decisive and tough manner of presiding over the inquiry on summary killings

- However, the senator was accused by some netizens of being biased in favor of Duterte

After Senator Richard “Dick” Gordon became the Senate justice committee head, netizens shared their diverse reactions to the tough politician’s performance at the recent Senate inquiry on the alleged extrajudicial killings in the country.

Gordon receives mixed reviews as Senate justice head

Richard Gordon (Photo from manila.coconuts.co)

Most netizens appreciated the senator’s calm, decisive and tough manner of presiding over the hearing.

READ ALSO: OMG! Sen. Pacquiao successfully ousts feisty De Lima from Senate Justice Committee chair Other netizens also expressed how proud they are of voting for Gordon in the Senate.

Several online users advised the senator to keep up his good work in finding the truth about the self-confessed member of the Davao Death Squad (DDS) who has accused President Rodrigo Duterte of ordering the murder of his enemies.

Gordon receives mixed reviews as Senate justice head

Edgar Matobato (Photo from newsinfo.inquirer.net)

Aside from Gordon, many online users applauded Senators Manny Pacquiao and Alan Peter Cayetano for being objective at the Senate hearing.

However, not every Filipino was impressed with how the senator acted as the justice committee head.

Several netizens accused Gordon of being as biased as De Lima was.

READ ALSO: More powers? Duterte says NO to additional powers for the executive Other online users also slammed the senator for his proposal to suspend the writ of habeas corpus to aid Duterte’s aggressive war against illegal drugs.

Some netizens also criticized the senator for allegedly acting tough against Senator Antonio Trillanes for being disrespectful but not against the President.

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READ ALSO: Angry De Lima slams her staunch critics for ‘fabricating’ evidence

 

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