Amando Doronila: Most galling to the President was the finding that respondents of Pulse Asia’s June 24-July2 survey gave Binay an 81-percent approval rating while Mr. Aquino trailed a distant second with 56 percent. Inquirer
Amando Doronila: He was not a passionate disciple of Mr. Aquino’s “daang matuwid” (straight path) crusade and one gets a sneaky feeling that Binay may have been embarrassed to identify himself with the President’s “yellow army” and reformist standard-bearers. Indeed, the President himself apparently did not consider Binay on of his knights in shining armor charging to slay the monsters of corruption embedded in past administrations. Inquirer.