election

2016 election trend: The VP and VP-wannabes getting more than the usual attention

These are interesting times we’re living in. An abundance of odd developments have happened recently, especially on matters related to the upcoming 2016 elections. One of the most noticeable among them is the way the vice-presidential post is taking center stage. Politicians associated with the VP-ship (current and prospective) are hogging the limelight (intentionally or unwittingly) and are becoming more aggressive.

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The All-Dumb phenomenon: From boo-boos to obtuse ideas, claims, and actions

The so called “Aldub” phenomenon is making its presence strongly felt from the streets to the digital world. Even if you’re a no boob tube fan, it’s difficult not to notice it. It’s everywhere that even those who don’t read or subscribe to local showbiz feeds may have had some form of exposure to the hype. It’s difficult to understand how the public is being so receptive to the, frankly, overplaying and overhyped AlDub tandem. Suddenly, it’s news that AlDub is being discussed in a UP class. Even a priest is claiming that AlDub offers lessons on true love. Seriously? To make matters worse, Eat Bulaga’s rival show, It’s Showtime, is trying to match AlDub with the hard-sell Pastillas Girl in the search for her Pastillas Boy.

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