So now we know why PNoy’s social media fans behave the way they do. When they see or read something on the Net they disagree with, they unfollow or even “block” the person who published or re-shared/retweeted it. That is what Kris Aquino did as well after she felt “offended” by “friends” who she found spreading content critical of her brother, all over social media.
One of these “friends” it seems is famous star Judy Ann Santos. ABS-CBN News reported that Kris may have unfollowed her as a result of an image of a newspaper story she posted on Instagram that read “Obama Cancels Schedule to Meet Returned Bodies of Fallen Troops” probably in reference to President Aquino’s failure to show up at Villamor Air Base to meet the returning bodies of the SAF troops that were massacred by the MILF in Mindanao.Kris Aquino seems to be a proponent of the fine despotic art of silencing one’s critics. She was caught on TV sporting a shirt with the words “How beautiful it is to stay silent when someone expects you to be enraged” printed on it. Is this a piece of wisdom she shares with her brother? So much for listening to their “bosses”
You gotta wonder how serious the Aquinos and their tardic followers are about even challenging the critical views being thrown at them by the public. How could you possibly come up with a credible response to your critics if you do not even want to see or hear what they have to say??
So goes the same logic with some of these social media “activists” who are very busy fielding tweets in support of President BS Aquino. They’re doing all that but, at the same time, block anyone who confronts them with challenging questions and compelling arguments against the ideas they are expressing. No wonder they’ve become so blinkered by their flawed views. The kind of inbreeding of ideas that happens when people surround themselves with like-minded cronies and shut out dissenting views is very evident in social media today. How ironic when that whole scene was once called the “free market of ideas”.
The way things are going, Kris may, at some point, have to block a lot more people. Even presidential ex-squeeze Grace Lee is not too impressed by the presidential no-show at Villamor…
“There is only one head of the state. Only one commander in chief! You CANNOT compare the value of his presence to the presence of any ordinary citizen then use it against them when they voice out their frustration and anger!!”
…which was reportedly a response the Chief Aquino Apologist Leah Navarro’s now famous tweet “So how many of those people who dissed the President’s absence from Villamor were actually there to condole?”.
That was actually a bunch ot tame words coming from Grace if you consider the DJ-meister Mo Twister’s retort to Leah Navarro in response to the same tweet: “You’re a dumbass”.
All looks promising seeing all these showbiz who’s-whos now in full appreciation of the TRUTH about President BS Aquino. How long does it take for the truth to trickle down to the Philippine masses’ top opinion shapers? Five years, apparently. Nevertheless, better late than never!
Frustrated artist doing geek for a living.