Only in the Philippines…

…can holding a government to account be called “politicking” and “destabilization” and “hindering the nation’s progress.”

The fact that the government does not want to be held to account, that it, like its ecclesiastical backers, just wants us to pay and obey, is a sign that the same corrosive kind of political conservatism that characterizes the US (and, Godwin’s Law notwithstanding, Germany in the 1930s) is alive and well in our country.

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