Mocha Uson may be President Rodrigo Duterte’s favourite blogger and in-house knowledgeable on social media but it surely doesn’t imply he agrees with all the things she writes, together with the outcomes of her polls.
Presidential Spokesperson Ernie Abella dismissed as trivial a fast poll made by Uson on her weblog which confirmed Vice President Leni Robredo as the overwhelming selection to go the Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD).
Sinong gusto niyo ilagay sa DSWD?
— Mocha Uson Blog (@MochaUson) August 17, 2017
“I’m sure the President has other ways of measuring a candidate’s capability aside from surveys. The President has a different set of categories,” stated Abella in a briefing Friday.
When pressed by the Philippine Star’s Tina Mendez, Abella admitted that there have been “conditionalities” that erased Robredo’s from the quick checklist of the President’s nominees for Cabinet posts.
“There might be conditionalities that may not be too favorable regarding that. I don’t know. It all depends on the President. For the plain and simple reason that for example, she has already resigned from the — You know, she’s — That particular job is a Cabinet level job,” stated Abella.
Robredo was eased out of her post as head of the Housing and Urban Development Coordinating Council final December or lower than 5 months in workplace as a result of Duterte didn’t like her feedback on his resolution to offer the late President Ferdinand Marcos as hero’s burial.
“It’s a different post. I agree with that. But I think the main reason was there were other matters that — That’s all. There were other matters,” stated Abella.
“I’m not saying no for Leni (on getting DSWD). I’m just saying that it seems to be a difficult choice,” stated Abella.