Monday was the barangay election, and as usual, was marred by massive vote buying. When will people realize that one can serve the community without needing any government or elected position? And do they know that the money they spent to buy votes could have already sponsored at least one child to school? Of course, these are just my naive thoughts. I am sure the candidates have far better ideas and priorities in mind.
I saw this boy by the side of the highway, doing his best to separate the chaff from the grains. It is a repetitive process until what’s left from the winnowing are the good stuff. Now, if only we can also do this to our elected officials….