A policy wonk is a “person who studies or develops strategies and policies, especially one who has a keen interest in and aptitude for technical details.
Though both victors come from separate parties, there will be no joint oath taking. This does not augur well since inaugurals are steeped with traditions and symbols covering institutions, democracy, transitions, leaders and the source of power, the people.
The lower house has just approved a measure seeking to rightsize the redundant bureaucracy in order to improve the delivery of public service.
“ON the table” was a graphic but alarming signal for the rest of the declared presidential candidates for 2016. On the night of the 21st of November, inCavite, Davao mayor Rodrigo “Digong” Duterte made a statement that shook the political establishment, making himself available to the PDP Laban. Much needs to be done before he is acknowledged as an official candidate. As the race is on to remove Poe from the official ballot because of residency disqualification,to include Duterte as a substitute candidate for PDP Laban.