The camp of Sen. Antonio Trillanes IV claimed that the senator has been getting “praises” from netizens after they watched his controversial interview with BBC’s Hardtalk.
Trillanes’s workplace mentioned that the senator acquired “positive feedbacks” from netizens opposite to the claims of the Duterte supporters on social media that his Hardtalk interview bombed on the tills.
The senator posted the entire interview in his official Facebook web page to show that he was capable of “hold his ground” throughout the hour-long alternate with Hardtalk host, Stephen Sackur.
Netizen Marla R. mentioned she watched the total video interview since she noticed Duterte supporters sharing hyperlinks and spliced movies that Trillanes was rebuffed by this system host. “But contrary to their claims, Trillanes answered properly the questions.”
Another netizen named Christopher Q. added: “I don’t see Trillanes being embarrassed. All important issues thrown at him were answered. Giving counter-arguments is not embarrassing at all. Pity the people who think otherwise.”
Expressing her admiration, netizen Joy. L mentioned: “Salute you Sen.trillanes for a good (interview). Well done you answered all the questions bravely without any hesitation.”
“Well-said Senator Trillanes! Your answers are factual based on truth! We uphold your courage and unwavering stand for truth, justice, freedom and democracy!” one other netizen named Yang R. mentioned.
Since its Facebook posting, the total interview video has garnered virtually 11,000 likes and greater than 7,000 shares. “That’s what I’ve been saying all along that this BBC interview, in fact, is one of the proudest moments in my public life,” Trillanes mentioned.
“So, no matter how Duterte’s minions spin this interview as a disaster, those who actually watched the full 24-minute interview say that I held my ground and was able to present my insights despite the perceived hostility of the host,” Trillanes added.