Opposition Weakening? Robredo’s Ratings Down, as Defections Hit Liberal Party

Vice President Leni Robredo’s March trust rating plunged across all areas and socio-economic classes. Her net trust rating is at 30%, down from 45% last December. Her rating was at a high of 63% in June and 58% in September. Her declining numbers reflect what seems like a further weakening of opposition forces, with the Liberal Party experiencing a number of defections of its members to the ruling PDP-Laban. The administration’s plan to turn pork barrel mastermind Janet Napoles into a state witness may also be bringing a…

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