A Win-Win Solution:   Grant Leila Bail Now, the Courts Can Take Their Time

Here is a win-win solution. The courts will continue hearing the cases, which is what the DOJ wants (what a waste of the people’s money, merely to save face). But the prosecutors (who are DOJ appointed) will now officially withdraw their objections to Leila’s request for bail. Which means Leila will be granted bail, and she can fight the cases against her from outside, not inside. What do you think, Reader?

The Furigay-Yumol Feud

What is not clear is whether there were extenuating circumstances in the Ateneo event. Is he mentally deranged, or was he temporarily insane? Or is what happened in Ateneo last Sunday the culmination of events that started with an abuse of political power and a citizen driven to despair? Or, a combination of both, did he lose his mind because of what he was undergoing?