2010 Bets Should Focus on Economy, Accountability, Sovereignty Issues

Opinion & Analysis Philippines Feb 1, 2010 at 12:31 pm

MANILA — The official campaign period for presidential, vice-presidential, and senatorial candidates in the 2010 elections does not start until next month. But for all intents and purposes, the presidential campaign was on as early as last year or even before that. As early as late 2008, everyone who had expressed intention to run for president tried to broadcast whatever he or she had to say on practically anything, frequently trading barbs with everyone else who had avowed presidential aspirations.

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