How does Santiago-Duterte for 2016 sound?
Is this the real life?
After throwing out a cameraman and then personally walking out of the Commission on Appointment (CA) hearing, Senator Miriam Defensor-Santiago cheerfully held a press conference and affirmed her decision to throw her hat into the circus ring of pre-2016 posturing.
In a report published by GMA News on Wednesday (September 10), the senator revealed her top choices for a running mate. Topping the list is Mayor Rodrigo "Rody" Duterte, followed by Gilbert Teodoro and Senator Grace Poe.
Santiago said that she would love to run with Duterte, whom she thought would make an excellent "VP for enforcement." On the other hand, she quipped that the Miriam-Grace pairing seems "charming" and sounds like a restaurant.
Here are a few more quotes from the press conference, care of her Twitter account:
Every time I hear news on corruption, I want to become president of this feckless country.- Miriam Santiago (@senmiriam) September 10, 2014
For all those jerks in government who are my enemies, they are the reason why God created the middle finger.- Miriam Santiago (@senmiriam) September 10, 2014
I am considering Rudy Duterte,Gilbert Teodoro, or maybe we can have two women running together-Miriam and Grace.It sounds like a restaurant.- Miriam Santiago (@senmiriam) September 10, 2014