Philippine polls: Poe risked hypocrisy in questioning Duterte, says Cayetano

(From Philippine Star)

Vice residential aspirant, Sen. Alan Peter Cayetano on Friday said Grace Poe has risked dishonesty and hypocrisy when she questioned the capacity to lead of Davao City Mayor Rodrigo “Rody” Duterte despite having asked his endorsement earlier.

Sen. Alan Peter Cayetano (3rd L) checks some firearms with his running mate, Davao City Mayor Rodrigo Duterte, at an arms show in Mandaluyong City on Nov. 11

Sen. Alan Peter Cayetano (3rd L) checks some firearms with his running mate, Davao City Mayor Rodrigo Duterte, at an arms show in this file photo

“If Senators Poe and (Chiz) Escudero think that Mayor Duterte is not fit to lead the country then why did they ask for his endorsement in the 2013 senatorial election? And why did Sen. Poe ask if she could be Mayor Duterte’s vice president earlier this year?” said Cayetano in a statement.

Cayetano added that Sen. Grace Poe risked dishonesty and hypocrisy just to pander to Duterte’s critics in a desperate move to boost her electoral campaign. Read More



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