Tweets of the Week: Post-Election Special
The PCOS machine gets snarky on Twitter, "Gibolunteer" Miriam Quiambao shakes off Gibo Teodoro's probable defeat, and Sarah Geronimo thanks Manny Villar and Loren Legarda.
Presidential candidate Noynoy Aquino tweeted on May 7: There is no such thing as Noy-Bi. There is only one tandem for change: Aquino-Roxas. Please support us on May 10!
Bianca Gonzales, TV host: dear erap, i believe that you have the heart for public service and for the masses, but you don't have to be president (again) to do that.
Gang Badoy, Rock Ed founder: I can understand why or how Erap can be rumored to ignore a VP vote. VP's are not his favorite people. #juanvote
Miriam Quiambao, TV host: Thanks to Gibo who has awakened a large, predominantly young & previously indifferent constituency. This powerful force have been inspired to change the nation for the better. We will continue to support the new administration to heal, rebuild & unite our country. Sulong Pilipinas!
IC Mendoza, TV host and actor: Whoever wins I'm happy bilang ang liquor ban : MALAPIT NA MATAPOS! HAHAHAHAHA! VODKA FOREVER!
PCOS (precinct count optical scan) machine. (The real user is Atty. Yves Gonzalez of Giro AppSolutions Inc. and founder of applei.ph, as revealed on his May 12 interview with TJ Manotoc on Mornings@ANC):
- To @cfcard; I'm not talking to you. You almost ruined my career.
- After all the hard work today, all d preparation, all the volunteers' work, billions spent... Justin Beiber is still trending. FML.
- "@PCOSmachine if u are not a machine, who will u vote for president and why?" /via @kingofthefranks - Gordon. Transformer. Duh.
- Back frm SM-TIM celebration. So cool, d next prez of d country dropped by. He looked ok 2 me, but wat do I know, I'm not a psychology. Gnytü
- "what is your take on the candidacy of Jamby Madrigal?" /via @GeloLopez - the machines like her. Made counting easy coz not too much votes.
Sarah Geronimo, singer and actress:
- Saludo ako sa lahat ng mga kandidatong nangarap na bigyan ng pagbabago at kaunlaran ang ating bansa.
- Lalong-lalo na kay sen.villar at sen.legarda na nagtiwala sa aking pag-eendorso.
Luis Manzano, TV host and actor: thanks for the love and support you've shown my mom and tito ralph (Vilma Santos and Ralph Recto), daddyo (Edu Manzano), im still unbelievably proud to call you dad :)
Divine Lee, real estate heiress and model: elect me as QUEEN next elections-All derma & beauty procedures are supported by the government and subsidized pa. Yan ang MAGANDANG FUTURE.
Gabe Mercado, comedian: Bakit nagmukhang iPhone yung iPad nung hinawakan ni Jessica Soho?
Artwork by Warren Espejo, photo by Noel Orsal of PEP.ph.