Last December 17, BlogWatch started its presidential roundtable discussion and it so happened that Billionaire and the Nacionalista Party candidate Manny Villar was the first to meet with us.
To be honest, I had my reservations about Mr. Villar. I formed my opinion based on what I saw on Traditional Media and how they portrayed him. Things like he’s just another politician who wants power and his choice of Vice President, well, let’s just say, that didn’t help improve the impression I had of him. Then there was his appearance at Wowowee that somehow re-enforced the idea in my mind that Manny Villar was another showbiz politician positioning himself as poor so he could get votes from the masses.
Each BlogWatch writer was given a chance to ask Senator Villar one question. So what was the question that I decided to ask Manny Villar about?
Remember this infomercial?
Since Manny Villar is known for helping Overseas Filipino Workers (OFWs), I had to ask if he became President, what will he do if a country goes into default (or something like what happened with Dubai) and OFWs will be sent back to the Philippines, what are his contingency measures?
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