Now for some good news from –surprisingly!– Senate Majority Leader Juan Miguel Zubiri:
Arroyo party sapped by mass defection
About 40% may have left, Zubiri estimates
As much as 30-40 percent of the ruling Lakas-Kampi-CMD may have decamped, and the ranks of the Liberal Party (LP) and Nacionalista Party (NP) are swelling at the administration party’s expense.
That candid assessment was made Wednesday by Senate Majority Leader Juan Miguel Zubiri, the ruling party’s vice president for Mindanáo, who explained the defections of erstwhile Palace allies to the LP and NP as “betting on the winning horse” in the May 2010 polls.
“Probably 30-40 percent of the party … has already left,” Zubiri said. “Well, you know, as we say in politics, for everyone that leaves there’s always an open door for somebody to come in.” Inquirer.net
Zubiri’s raving. Who in his sane and righteous mind would want to come in to a dirt-filled house of horrors?
Everybody’s leaving; what keeps “Candid Zubiri” remaining? In the long run, his honest remark regarding the status of the much-hated Arroyo Empire might put him in trouble…