"The man got fed up, or perhaps as a veteran politician simply had a good sense of timing. He resigned from Aquino's student-council government, and has come out fighting. It could mark the start of Aquino's free-fall, as a similar incident did for Estrada in 2000.
"Going by Filipinos' political psychology and the country's political dynamics, Aquino is in big trouble, that he might not even be able to finish his term.
"If I were a mythmaker, I'd even say that a vice president's resignation has been the letters on the wall for a President's fall. Then Vice President Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo – saying to hell with then President Estrada's popularity – resigned her Cabinet post in October 2000.
"Three months later, he fled Malacañang."
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