Tito Sotto is Senate President because the Philippines is a democracy


So Senator Tito Sotto is now the Senate President. Why are the Yellowtards upset though? Sotto is just a product of the democratic process.

Sotto is, himself, an elected member of the Senate. All of the senators who elected Sotto to the Senate presidency are, like Sotto, themselves elected by popular vote. So Sotto is the popular choice of senators who are, themselves, the popular choice of Filipino voters to represent their interests in the legislature.

Yellowtards who see Sotto's ascent to the top of the Senate food chain as an "immoral" outcome are, in effect, calling the popular will of the Filipino electorate immoral too. Suffice to say, there is no getting around the core fact about democracy.

In a democracy, the character of elected leaders mirror the character of the society that gave them the mandate to lead, govern and represent.

It's simple, really.

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    1. Particularly the line, " the character of elected leaders mirror the character of the society that gave them the mandate to lead, govern and represent."

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