“Kapag bago ang Constitution, I will insist, ‘no party list.’ Inabuso lahat ‘yan,”
This is what President Rodrigo Duterte stated after he introduced that he needed to abolish the party-list system that made organizations take part within the congress for 30 years due to being ‘anti-poor’
Duterte stated that wealthy Filipinos who needed to get a seat to the congress can simply create an affiliation or group to persuade the residents to vote for them and develop into a consultant regardless of of not being actually belong to that sector.
“Kasi ito ‘yung pera, kahit ano diyan mabili mo, United Idiots Association. Tatakbo. Nagkalat kayo diyan,” stated the President.” The President stated.
“I will not allow it…inabuso lahat yan ehang nananalo ay yong may pera.. .Representing what? The security guards?” Duterte stated on Friday.
Duterte was apparantly speaking in regards to the party-list ‘Ang Galing Pinoy’, a gaggle of safety guards and tricycle driver previously represented by Mikey Arroyo.
The Commission on Elections disqualified the get together listing of Arroyo in 2013, after it was dominated that the consultant of the get together listing didn’t belong to the sector that he signify.
He described the party-list system as a ‘mockery of law’.
“That’s the mockery of the law. ‘Yan talaga ang pinaka bastos na nagawa mo. Kasi ikaw, ‘yung pera, mag-bili ka ng ano diyan? Ano ba ‘yung ano mo? United idiots association,” Duterte stated.