The government highly supports freedom of expression in the Republic of the Philippines.
In truth, many people who do not support the administration of President Duterte, in particular, may rant as much as they want.
Of course, those who support the Duterte administration also do not hold back from defending the President.
Among the most common citizens who openly take a swipe at President Duterte is Agot Isidro.
Isidro is known in the entertainment industry ever since she started her career as a backup singer in a show. Aside from pursuing a singing career. she was also a host and acted on films and TV shows.
From the moment President Duterte took the presidential seat, she does not mince her views regarding the administration’s inactions or responses.
Isidro often uses her Twitter account and takes a swipe again at President Duterte after reading the a post from CNN Philippines.
On April 15, 2021, many netizens noticed that Isidro retweeted an article from CNN Philippines where Duterte said:
Duterte on when PH will have a sufficient vaccine supply: I really do not know. Nobody knows.— CNN Philippines (@cnnphilippines) April 15, 2021
Isidro retweeted and quoted the article with a question:
“Paano naging mayor ito?”
(How did this guy become a mayor?)
Paano naging mayor ito? 🤦🏻♀️ https://t.co/7Xm4dZQ7xB— Agot Isidro (@agot_isidro) April 15, 2021
People left comments under her tweet. There are netizens who do agree with her statement. On the other hand, some netizens challenged her to run for office, for her to know how difficult it is to run a country.