Monday, July 19, 2010

President Noynoy Aquino: Expert on all things Japanese

Philippine President Benigno "Noynoy" Aquino III is just a gaffe machine on fire! Most recent is his presuming to lecture the Japanese on "long-term programs and policies". That's coming from the leader of a people not exactly renowned for the virtue of foresight.
"The Prime Minister would serve for two years, and lately they have not been serving [for that long]. That obviously makes it difficult for us to deal with them. There cannot be long-term programs and policies that we can tackle. But hopefully they will settle this situation soon and that can lead to better cooperation among our countries." he said.

[Above quote from a Newsbreak report which is also accessible from this PinoyExchange.com thread.]

According to the same report Noynoy also got his economic statistics wrong:
President Aquino referred to Japan as the "second biggest ODA (official development assistance) donor" when, in fact, they're our biggest source of ODA.

Hail to the Chief!

6 comments:

  1. Ah - a thought comes to mind...

    Who is the fool? The fool, or the those who voted the fool into office because they were fooled by the fool?

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  2. It is time to shift to Parliamentary System.

    Enough with popularity votes. Only competent, sane and qualified leaders should get public offices.

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  3. this is why i want charter change and not the cory constitution

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  4. Filipinos are not stupid... Noynoy is just plain STUPID!

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  5. Yes, Japan is the largest ODA donor of the Philippines. Wala pang utang na loob!

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