Senatorial Consternation

I just saw the lineup of candidates for senator here in the Philippines, and it doesn’t look good. Among the big names are Dong Puno, Noli de Castro, Alfredo Lim, Orly Mercado, Ronnie Zamora, and reelectionists Juan Ponce Enrile and Gringo Honasan. Many of them with more background in showbiz than in politics or law, and all of them very much pro-Estrada. That bodes ill for the country.