Noynoy should show consideration to global audience

Comment by Ben Kritz on,

http://newssimple.blogspot.com/2011/07/president-noynoy-aquinos-sona-delivered.

GMA, despite having a speaking voice that sounds like a cat being sanded, used to do a pretty good job. Mix it up a bit. Look, it's mainly a report to the nation from its President, so certainly [President Aquino] should speak in a manner which as much of his audience as possible can understand. But this kind of speech also has a large external audience. Delivering it strictly in the native language is a signal from him that he has no message he wants to give the Philippines' regional neighbors, the world at large, or potential investors.

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