The administration of former President Benigno Aquino III could have made good points in preventing corruption, however that doesn’t imply folks have a lot love for the “dilawan.”
Former Ateneo School of Government dean Tony La Viña on Thursday (April 20) defined why “dilawan” has develop into a derogatory time period after he famous detrimental feedback relating to a picture displaying political bigwigs resembling former President Gloria Macapagal Arroyo and President Rodrigo Duterte seated in a single desk at former President Joseph Estrada’s 80th party.
La Viña, who at the moment teaches legislation on the San Beda College of Law and different faculties, stated “dilawan” has develop into related to self-righteousness.
He stated a cursory have a look at the picture would present that the personalities vilified by the “dilawan” even have extra supporters than them.
“You add to them the Grace Poe supporters and you know why dilawan is such a disliked brand. It’s just insane, outright stupid, to say that all of these supporters are anti-reform and corrupt,” he stated.
La Viña stated the “dilawans’” self-righteousness is baseless contemplating that a number of of the politikos who joined the Liberal Party, the ruling occasion in the course of the Aquino administration, “who would not pass any integrity or good governance test.”
For the legislation professor, those that tolerated the corruption within the Aquino administration will not be in a place to guage Arroyo, Estrada and Duterte for supposedly being corrupt.
An individual who does, La Viña stated, is “unfortunately blinded” and “will never get why dilawan is a political color that will not recover.”