Batangas Gov Chastised Over People Power Post Even He’s Pro-Marcos

Pro-Marcos Batangas Gov Criticized Online for Celebrating People Power Anniversary

Batangas Gov Hermilando ‘Dodo’ Mandanas chastised online after posting the EDSA People Power Revolution anniversary despite being pro-Marcos.

On Friday, February 25, the Batangas Governor was chastised on social media over a Facebook post expressing support for the 36th anniversary of the EDSA People Power Revolution. Mandanas’ visage was released alongside his message to the public on the Batangas Provincial Information Office’s (PIO) Facebook page.

“We ​​will continue to stand up for good public service and governance. We are united in the 36th Anniversary of the EDSA People Power Revolution,” said Mandanas and Batangas Vice Governor Mark Leviste in the post.

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However, the post brings uproar to the online community especially to Anti-Marcos netizens. Netizens questioned the post, especially since Mandanas openly supported the candidacy of Former Senator Bongbong Marcos Jr., son of late dictator Ferdinand Marcos who was ousted from power due to People Power.

Madanas has already said that he supports and endorses BBM for President and Mayor Inday Sara for Vice President. “Their message of unity is the right message this time,” according to a previous interview with Mandanas.

The internet community reacts, alleging that Madanas’ behavior and statements are highly contradictory. A demonstration was also conducted by victims of martial law, human rights defenders, and campaigners, reflecting the fear of the Marcoses returning to the throne.

They urged Filipinos to vote no in the May elections for the dictator’s son Bongbong and his running mate, Duterte’s daughter Sara. Despite the family’s heritage, the namesake of Marcos is winning the presidential election, according to surveys.

During the clan patriarch’s two-decade reign, there were flagrant violations of human rights and enormous looting of public funds. 70,000 people were imprisoned, 34,000 were tortured, and 3,240 were died during martial law, according to Amnesty International.

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