Sunday, August 30, 2015
The Tale of the Three Presidentiables: Vice President Jejomar Binay's Statement on INC Protests
Is there a clear act of harassment from the administration towards Iglesia Ni Cristo? Should we tolerate whatever inconvenience was cause by the INC protests? Well, that is what Vice President Jejomar Binay is apparently saying.
“Sabi ko nga, alam mo, yang mga rallies, yang mass action, ay protected iyan in the constitution, because the mass action is part of the freedom of speech.” says Binay told reporters in Dipolog Friday when asked to comment on the gridlock that the INC rally apparently resulted to.
“If it caused inconvenience, we have to tolerate it, we have to respect it. We will have to listen to it,” said the United Nationalist Alliance (UNA) party standard-bearer.
Earlier, Binay defended the Christian sect from the alleged meddling of DOJ Secretary Leila de Lima and the Aquino administration,particularly on the reported rift within the INC leadership.
The INC is known as a bloc-voting group. As such, politikos aggressively woo the faction for its votes whenever election time is near.
Asked by a reporter if Binay was in constant communication with the INC, the Vice President answered: “Ang lalim naman ng tanong mo. Bakit mo naman ako idinidikit doon sa…ikaw naman o. Sinasabi ko lang, respetuhin natin iyon.”
“That is a guaranteed provision in the constitution, yung magprotesta. At saka yung separation of church and state. Wag naman natin pakialaman yung ginagawa doon sa kanilang religion,” stressed the opposition boss. - Politics.com.ph
Is there a clear act of harassment from the administration towards Iglesia Ni Cristo? Well, that is what Vice President Jejomar Binay is saying.
"OMG this guy! HE IS CLEARLY JUST USING INC TO GET VOTES. Only stupid filipinos will vote for him! He will NEVER be a good politician. He doesn't do anything good, he just steals money. Boo you! Youre just using this issue and trying to be on INC's side tho theyre VERY WRONG because you want their votes. Now, it's up to INC people if they'll be uto-uto and fall into your game. #binay" - Frances Anne Adlawan
"Independence? What is that? Do you know what are you talking about #Binay? Or just riding the situation to get support from the INC? Are you tolerating criminal violations filed against them? Pareho lang kayo may itinatago! Dahil kung wala hahayaan nyo ang korte mag desisyon #Trapo to the max! "NOT #TheLeaderIWant"- Jeffry Cambarihan Manhulad
"Brainwashed religious mobsters having feats of tantrums, having their way with numbers. Nognog, gustong Manalo, wants a piece of the pie called block voting, licks the cult gangsters' asses." - Shady Hunor