Mong Palatino

blogging about the philippine left and southeast asian politics since 2004


@mongster is a manila-based activist, former philippine legislator, and blogger/analyst of asia-pacific affairs.

Big Brother Obama

Wednesday, October 10th, 2012

Published by the CNN The Obama phenomenon that swept the world in 2008 didn’t end that year. Well, at least in the Philippines anyway, where it continued to inspire my compatriots to look for national leaders in the Obama mold. Indeed, the 2010 Philippine presidential election was quite surreal, what with all the candidates presenting […]

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