My column last Monday (It’s not just about the money) netted a number of reactions, which can be roughly categorized into three schools of thoughts.
First, there were those who agreed with me and said they were also, in the words of one J. Reyes, “disgusted” by the way this administration had not learned its lesson. Indeed it had, in a seemingly reckless manner, thrown away the chance of redemption that had been grudgingly offered to it in the aftermath of the destabilization plots and impeachment proceedings two years ago.
The informal consensus I got from the responses under this category of opinions was that while it may be difficult to prove the President’s direct involvement in the stinking ZTE deal, it would take a major effort to salve the feeling of betrayal and silent outrage.
I am afraid public opinion will not be on her side on this one. I strongly believe that while many will continue to prefer to gnash their teeth and se…