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PiliPinas 2016

Tomorrow’s national election may be the country’s most controversial, jampacked, and very personal election since the Snap Elections in the 80’s. On top of the so many issues hurled to almost all candidates: death squad, rape, bank accounts, citizenship, corruption, cancer, incapacity to perform to several national issues such as Yolanda and MRT/traffic, what struck to me the most is the polarizing effect of each candidate to families, friends, officemates, and even significant ones. Ultimately, this has become a real test of friendship and relationship especially ¬†when almost all candidates resort to social media to raise their own issues.

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