Monday, December 13, 2004

Death of An Action Hero

Fernando Poe, Jr
is dead. He was an action-movie star who very nearly won the Philippine Presidential election of 2004. He was roundly mocked by the educated folks in the Philippines, but FPJ's popularity with "the masses", coupled with a growing frustration with the scandals of GMA's presidency, nearly had "The Brown Schwarzenegger" in the country's highest office.


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