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Lorenzo Legarda Leviste disowns her own mother, Antique Rep. and senatorial be Loren Legarda after she joined the senatorial slate of presidential aspirant Ferdinand “Bongbong” Marcos Jr. and presidential daughter Sara Duterte for the 2022 elections.
In an open letter published on Rappler Wednesday, May 4, Leviste said her mother’s decision to endorse the fascists is “so profoundly unthinkable, unconscionable, unforgivable.”
He went on to say that he is “absolutely disgusted by my mother and what she has decided to do.”
“My mother is an example of how fascism takes hold, is made acceptable, normalized, facilitated, ushered in,” he added. “This is a woman who lived through Martial Law; she was once a journalist who taught me to value truth and justice. This is how vile, braindead, and reckless these people are.”
Leviste ended his statement by pointing out that the crimes committed by the
“I am in utter grief. F*** my mother for abetting this. Their crimes are her crimes now. Make her defend them.”
Read the full text here: https://www.rappler.com/voices/imho/opinion-open-letter-grief-loren-legarda-son/