“True enough, there’s something monstrously outrageous about that Marcos bust, which looms up on you when you take the, well, Marcos Highway up to Baguio. The sensation is not unlike being fried in your own fat.”
De Quiros on the Marcos Bust Blowup. He makes excellent observations as to how the bombing of the bust relates to “quick-fix” religious fetishism within popular Filipino culture.
Speaking of which (“which” meaning Marcos AND religious fetishism), check out Ernesto “Ambassador of God” Maceda’s latest spiritual epiphany.