Sunday, July 27, 2003

One thing came to mind when I heard the news about the coup d'etat this morning: What is it about women presidents in this country that makes the soldiers rise up in rebellion? If you would remember the last incident happened 15 years ago during the tenure of former President Cory Aquino. President Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo has decided to extend the deadline till 7 pm for the remaining rebel soldiers, the pro-government troops are now poised to attack in case things don't work out as planned, and former-coup-plotter-turned-Senator Gregorio Honasan has talked to them. I don't how much longer this thing will drag on but hopefully things won't turn out much uglier than it already is.

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