By DEE AYROSO
Tags: Mocha Uson
A Filipino migrant rights group is not surprised over the appointment of former presidential communications aide Mocha Uson to yet another government office, just four months after she lost in the party-list election.
“We, the Lumad people will remain steadfast in fighting for our land, life and rights.”
After being roundly criticized, two high-profile officials were recently shoved out of Malacañang – presidential spokesman Harry Roque and assistant presidential communication secretary Mocha Uson – and they are now seeking election to Congress: Roque to the Senate, Uson to the House of Representatives. Their antics in opting to use the partylist system in the…
“From lewd ‘pepe-dede’ videos to mocking hearing-impaired citizens, Uson and her equally wastrel sidekicks have wasted public funds on displays of poor values.”
President Duterte and Mocha Uson have rather emboldened trolls and netizens alike in attacking people they disagree with by issuing expletives, insults and curses.
Tiglao is what he has been accusing people of: a liar and a propagandist.
BLOOD RUSH By SARAH RAYMUNDO It is not the case that “fake news” erodes democracy. Fake democracy yields “faith in fakes”(1) Yet in what was manufactured as a defense of truth, accountability and democracy, the Philippine Senate held a hearing on fake news. Notable propagandists of the Duterte regime were summoned and questioned on their…