A Quick Guide to the Presidential Bets for the 2016 National Elections
Running, walking, or skipping to the presidency?
(SPOT.ph) The President will allegedly be announcing his endorsement by July 27, during his State of the Nation Address, and the headlines are abuzz with secret meetings with Senators Grace Poe and Chiz Esudero and DILG Secretary Mar Roxas. So far, all we've heard are coy sentiments about the future of the nation. Meanwhile, our Vice President is busy sharing his plans.
If you need a rundown of the presidential bets, here's a quick recap of who's doing what for 2016:
President Benigno Aquino III
Definitely retiring...we think. He doesn't want the headache of leading again.
Vice President Jejomar Binay
He's running. He's running so hard. He's already won...or at least he's confident he will.
Senator Grace Poe
Future hazy. Try again next time. (If you ask Serge Osmeña, she's "running without blessing.")
Senator Chiz Escudero
Only after he gets married...for the, what, 50th time?
Senator Bongbong Marcos
His mother really wants him to and he's "keeping his options open." Aren't you just thrilled at the possibility of another Marcos president? Especially one who totally graduated from Oxford?
Senator Alan Peter Cayetano
Nope. He just likes having a commercial, maybe. He loves Taguig, what? Who doesn't?
Davao City Mayor Rody Duterte
He doesn't want to, but he will if has to and if you give him money, then sure maybe.
Manila City Mayor Joseph Estrada
He's Plan B to Vice President Binay.
DILG Secretary Mar Roxas
(Yes, pero secret muna? Atin-atin lang.)