Was Marcos a dictator?

28 November 2016

Mags Z. Maglana

DAVAO CITY (26 November) — Yesterday in the course of the Davao response to the National Day of Unity and Rage Against the Hero’s Burial for Marcos, I was asked a few times what I thought of the President’s statement that those protesting the burial should consider two questions: “Was Marcos a president? Was he a soldier?”

I responded by saying that since the matter was of national and historical importance that we should flat out refuse to reduce it to those two questions. And I counter proposed three that also needed to be considered: Was Marcos a dictator? Did the Marcoses steal billions from the national coffers? Have the Marcoses owned up to and apologized for the transgressions they committed and let happen when they were in power?

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One Response to Was Marcos a dictator?

  1. November 29, 2016 at 10:48 pm

    THE KILLING OF OUR BEST AND BRIGHTEST …”We have mediocre leaders because the best and brightest members of the generation that now holds the reins of power in our country were killed during the Marcos dictatorship.”–Dr. Ruth Callanta

    http://opinion.inquirer.net/99582/killing-best-brightest

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