Presidents ending their terms were concerned with at least one last big bang and Gloria doesn’t seem to be that way. Someone leaving a job and not concerned with going along to get along can push outlandish ideas. Don’t count Arroyo out just yet. She isn’t much concerned with being popular. She still has the bully pulpit and can push things she believes in,Like fueling-up the Cha-Cha train. These things may not get enacted but everyone will have to stake out a position. And all but Arroyo’s cronies are working to stay in office. Some of her allies in Congress and Senate seem to be abandoning her.
Arroyo is now becoming a lame duck president.– lame duck is a term originated, like its fellow faunal terms bull and bear, on the London stock exchange of the 18th century. A lame duck referred to a broker who defaulted on his debts. The term adapted to politics, liberally applying it to any president whose powers are thought to be waning, “Lame duck” is typically slung as a pejorative, depicting the outgoing president as someone who has little hope of disciplining his party, influencing legislation, or seeing his appointments confirmed. Certainly, some presidents have gone comatose in the interval between the successor’s election and inauguration, occasionally with baleful consequences. But it’s often forgotten that some presidents have used the time to act boldly and to leave a mark on history.
Gloria has done more harm to our own country than any other president. She is the worst leader Philippines has seen. GMA is such a hypocrite I can’t stand watching her on the tube.I am afraid that GMA have agendas we are simply not aware of. Politics are big business, lining their pockets for their self-centered needs, and having what they want.Her allies in congress always looked out for these little creature. Unfortunately we are in a time of politics where one party is no better than the other, We neither need war in Mindanao, nor do we need this country swelling up with Jihadist and terrorist who are draining precious human lives and resources. This is an internal war that eventually will destroy our country because our greedy and power-hungry politicians,
When we look at the issues the president has addressed just in the last couple of weeks —Cha-Cha to Parliamentary- Federalism form of government to extend her term,MOA, MILF war in Mindanao, Defensor gold,silver,bronze and nickel medals from Beijing that speaks volumes about the sprint for the finish that GMA talked about,at this point she tend to lose some influence.
Weakness more than boldness has been the norm for GMA. She got nowhere in her last-ditch effort to bring peace with our muslim brothers and sisters in Mindanao, It may well be that lame-duckery is just a state of mind. When lame ducks have succumbed to their status as GMA is now doing, history will judge her as weak or disastrous.—-bet your hard earn money too,She is corrupt and guarrantee you a win.—-For sure,definitely,absolutely.—–English words barrowed from Manny Pacquiao.