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It is not easy to kill a King

by Jamil Matalam
Ateneo de Davao University

P-Noy’s first Executive Order has no other aim but to make the former President accountable for suspected corrupt practices—the hello Garci, fertilizer scam, NBN-ZTE controversy and the Ampatuan massacre. The new administration would want us to believe that it won’t tolerate any misdeeds. It shall make things straight in the government dealings and bring to justice the oppressors. With these matters as motives, P-Noy created his first Knight—the Truth Commission—to investigate on the alleged law infractions of the former President of the past 10 years.