READ WHY: Spox Roque slams Robredo's remarks on Duterte admin

Presidential Spokesperson Harry Roque commented on Vice President Leni Robredo's remarks during the Liberal Party Anniversay saying it was out of touch, January 22.


Using his official Facebook Page, Roque emphasized that Robredo's statement was out of touch with the existing realities on ground.

"The Philippines under the administration of President Duterte is the third happiest country in the world (Gallup International) and the fifth highest country in terms of economic optimism index (Gallup International). Ninety-six percent of Filipinos entered the new year with hope – the highest recorded since 2002 (Social Weather Stations). Fewer Filipino families considered themselves poor or mahirap (Social Weather Stations)," the spokesperson elaborated when Robredo said that she can see darkness in the country.

Harry also highlighted the Filipinos' high level of hope and optimism have been complemented by high satisfaction, approval, trust ratings. He enumerated the evidences of his argument towards Robredo.

The data he used was the results of all the SWS Survey in which they tackled about President Rodrigo Duterte's performance, satisfaction, and trust rating.

"Net satisfaction rating of the Duterte cabinet remains the highest since 1990 at + 32, according, according to the last quarter 2017 SWS survey," Roque elaborated.

He concluded that Filipinos can feel the genuine and meaningful change in the present administration.

"Genuine and meaningful change has been felt by our people. The darkness that Vice President Robredo may be referring to perhaps pertains to the future of those discredited politicians who wish to return to power," he said.

As to this writing, Roque's statement has already generated 2600 reactions from netizens.

Below is Roque's full Facebook post:




Source: Facebook