International Criminal Court (ICC) prosecutor Fatou Bensouda’s ruling has been weaponized by the Yellowidiots and their allies again. The rub here is they claim they’re patriotic in resisting Chinese agression in the South China Sea on the issue of sovereignty. But when it comes to a cause where they’re desperate, they’re willing to sacrifice sovereignty.
This dishonest sentiment is seen in how Inquirer columnist uses the ICC as primary reference in his piece “Some LGU leaders bloodier than others” where he writes…
From Fatou Bensouda’s request for a deeper probe into the possibility of crimes against humanity in the Philippines, we know the President’s potential co-accused include the top brass of the PNP from July 1, 2016 to March 16, 2019. A document exists that can tell us who, among civilian LGU officials, deserve inclusion as well.
This sort of deference coming from a supposedly respected “thought leader” is no different to the conduct of his ilk during the years following the Aquino assassination when then Rep. Stephen Solarz became the go-to-guy of the opposition in the US Congress. The other issue is the hypocrisy of the Yellowidiots in the way they highlight as an issue only those who they claim were killed on direct orders of the President and are conspicuously silent with regard to the plight of the families of the victims of drug-crazed criminals.
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This has always been the Yellowidiot trait. They selectively interpret or even twist the law whenever convenient for them. Witness how the 1973 Constitution was thrown out the window along with Marcos in 1986. They didn’t even bother to respect their own 1987 Constitution when they toppled then President Joseph “Erap” Estrada in 2001. People Power was again cited back then. For good measure, then Supreme Court Chief Justice Hilario G. Davide, Jr. came up with the constructive resignation doctrine in a huff in order to ensure the legitimacy of Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo (GMA) as his successor. Of course all of this was justified because they are the forces of good against the forces of evil which was Erap and his midnight cabinet.
Since 1983, the Yellowidiots have relied only on one playbook. It’s now 2021 but former President Ferdinand Marcos still figures prominently in their “cause”. The short of it is the ICC investigation will not prosper. The Yellowidiots are claiming it as a victory for human rights. One thing they never learned is for an issue to be publicly palatable, it should redound to the benefit of the majority and not a few — which is why, up to today and after their electoral defeat in 2016 and 2019, they still have no clue as to why they lost.
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