Short memories
HAVE BAT WILL STRIKE - Juanito V. Jabat   (The Freeman) - December 6, 2014 - 12:00am

The Maserati driver accused of assaulting a traffic enforcer is filing counter raps against the enforcer. Now let this be a lesson for traffic enforcers who're used to arresting drivers only of multicabs.

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Indonesian officials have been told to eat local street food to trim down the budget. You tell that to Pinoy officials and you trigger a Senate probe.

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The PhlPost has announced its "Piso padala" promo for domestic remittance senders. If you can't beat them, join them. I mean the traditional "padala" firms. And that exactly is what they're doing.

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It says here that some wise guys have invented a pill that can make fart smell like chocolate. I don't like to interfere but this pill could pull down the chocolate industry.

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A political analyst I know is laughing everytime he reads the news about the Senate attack against VP Jojo Binay. "What's funny?" You ask him and his reply is more laughter. He said their attack against Binay is "wrong timing." Why wrong? He said: "The year 2016, the year they want to demolish Binay's presidential hopes because they are also eyeing the presidency, is still too far away."

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He went on to say: "Binay can still recoup. Us Pinoys have short memories. By the time 2016 comes around the attacks and bad mouthings which gave Binay many sleepless nights will have been forgotten."

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This political analyst (please don't mention my name, he begs) came to me to personally deliver his "Get well soon" card for me. We talked about my health and then later about politics at which he's tops.

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Before we parted, he said: "Mark my word, Johnny Boy (that's how he called me then and now,) the shortness of our memories will catapult Senator Bongbong Marcos to the presidency." I'm marking his word.

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OVERHEARD: Two college girls reading books standing up in the National Book Store at the SM City - Cebu mall were overheard saying: "Di man tawon ta ka afford sa mga libro nga gikinahanglan ta, may na lang niay National Book Store nga kadangpan. "Hearing this, another student butted in: "Bitaw oi. Akong sister nakapasar sa board exam tinabangan sa mga libro dinhi."

nitzjab@yahoo.com

AKONG BINAY BITAW CENTER JOHNNY BOY JOJO BINAY NATIONAL BOOK STORE SENATOR BONGBONG MARCOS US PINOYS
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