REPOST: An Open Letter for President Aquino from a Haiyan Survivor

A president who adds more salt to the wounds of those who have suffered, and continue to suffer. A president who is out of touch with reality, our reality, that is. God forbid it be his.


This open letter more or less reflects my current thoughts on President Aquino. As you may have heard in the news already, the city of Tacloban in Eastern Visayas was one of the most heavily-damaged areas by Super Typhoon Haiyan. Just as the storm cleared, the skies revealed a total destruction of Tacloban City as well as high casualties. The spotlight is thrown into our beloved president and he did the ‘unthinkable’. He ‘blamed’ Tacloban for its inability to survive the storm. Incredible, isn’t it? NOTE: the Translations enclosed in parenthesis are mine.


After being stuck in a dead zone with no comms and internet the past 48 hours ngayon ko lang nababalitaan ang latest antics ng ating kagalang-galang na pangulo.

So take this as one Taclobanon’s OPEN LETTER to His Excellency, Benigno Aquino, President of the Republic of…

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