The worst bias


TEODORO CASINO of the leftwing party list group Bayan Muna is running for senator in 2013. In an attempt to publicize his candidacy, Casino, who’s currently Bayan Muna’s sitting nominee in the House of Representatives, jogged in the rain last October 3 to file his Certificate of Candidacy at the Commission on Elections office in Intramuros, Manila.

Casino had earlier been quoted as declaring that he would do anything to further his candidacy. At least one Manila broadsheet reported that, among other statements, he had said that “If (the voters) want me to sing and dance, I’ll sing and dance.”

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