David’s vote

It was June when David stepped out to meet Goliath. She will not go unchallenged, he said. She will not go unopposed. We will oppose her every step of the way.

Professor Randolf David said he knew it was foolish. President Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo’s men questioned his intentions. This is not public service, they said, to run for congressional office for the sake of standing in the way of one person. And so the sociology professor answered, one afternoon in July, sitting among his books and his papers while the rain fell and the camera rolled. “I believe it is the greatest public service to stand in the way of the quintessential traditional politician seeking to perpetuate herself in office for life.”
Read more…

Dec 20, 2009 under Politics | no comment