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Netizens call Enrile speech waste of time, money and energy

/ 05:06 AM November 28, 2013

A waste of time, money and energy was the general theme of netizens’ reaction to the privilege speech of Senate Minority Leader Juan Ponce Enrile, who lambasted an “obsessive hater,” supposedly Sen. Miriam Defensor-Santiago, on Wednesday. INQUIRER FILE PHOTO

MANILA, Philippines—A waste of time, money and energy was the general theme of netizens’ reaction to Senate Minority Leader Juan Ponce Enrile’s privilege speech where he lambasted an “obsessive hater,” supposedly Sen. Miriam Defensor-Santiago.

“Total, total waste of taxpayers’ money. Used his right for personal vendetta. Did country gain from it? Big NO,” @Bessie_2012 said on Twitter.

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“Enrile is a waste of taxpayer money. His book a waste of trees,” said blogger Noem Lardizabal-Dado, who uses the twitter handle @momblogger.

“Political mudslinging at its finest,” said @marvingermo.

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“Complete waste of time and taxpayer money. These are the people you vote for, Philippines? Why?” @prodeeboy told @Inq_Opinion.

“Nothing for public interest. I thought I’m watching show biz news,” @tetRtan posted on @Inq_Opinion.

Netizen @benjobb found the remarks of Enrile “(a)ll ad hominems, nothing substantial. Miriam being crazy or not has nothing to do with.”

“Two great lawyers. Two experienced senators. Miriam vs Enrile now. Whoah, tis gonna be a total entertainment,” said @jhonnrjavier.

@suigeneris05 said the points raised by Enrile were “his personal issue with Sen. Miriam.”

Other netizens heckled Enrile and Santiago.

“Dear Sen. Enrile, WEH? Final Answer?? :)))” @jenyhian said.

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“Para lang pala sa isang senadora ang talumpating ito. Sana nagkulong na lang sa isang kuwarto at nag-usap. (Or nagbarilan) (”,), @HecklerForever said.

“Non-sense. Senate is now a reality show!” @jAndadu also said on @Inq_Opinion.

“Tom and [Jerry] tong dalawa…heheheee” Ayon Escobal Rodas added.

“Senate is a real Pinoy Big Brother house. What a show,” JAn DAdu also said.

Since it sounded like verbal brawling, humorist @krizzy_kalerQUI

said: Dapat itong sina Enrile at Miriam ang mag undercard sa susunod na laban ni Pacman. tsk. Tsk.”—Denison Rey Dalupang

TOPICS: Juan Ponce Enrile, Miriam Defensor-Santiago, netizens
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