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16 November 2015

Is Alma Moreno the New Nancy Binay?

After the much talked about interview of Alma Moreno by ANC’s Karen Davila, many netizens are quick to make fun of the former movie star who is now aspiring to be a senator. In the said interview, Moreno was unable to give sufficient responses to some of Davila’s questions regarding important legislative issues. Although Moreno has been in public service for more than a decade, her answers clearly proved that she still needs to brush up on current legislative matters. After all, she is running for a legislative position, which means she has to be very knowledgeable about laws. 

On the other hand, the insults that she may be getting from netizens could work to her advantage. Remember when netizens ridiculed Nancy Binay for being inexperienced and refusing to attend debates. In the end, Nancy amassed millions of votes while her more qualified rival Risa Hontiveros (a darling of many netizens) failed to win a senate seat twice.

In the Philippines, predicting who will win is not like figuring out the mechanics of quantum physics. Sometimes, all it takes for a candidate to win is to be considered an underdog. The Binays know this strategy well. It worked for Nancy and if you have seen Jejomar Binay’s television ads, he is currently capitalizing on his supposed underdog status. You can include Grace Poe as well; after all, she is just a foundling, “isang ampon,  napulot lamang.” Now these are the stuff that makes a good Tagalog drama.

Moreno becoming a senator is not so far fetched after all. Exhibit A: Nancy Binay.

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