Thursday, July 08, 2004

The Wonderful World Of Disini

Sandigan orders arrest
of Marcos crony Disini
Posted: 2:00 AM (Manila Time) | Jul. 08, 2004
By Armand N. Nocum
Inquirer News Service

Nuke plant bribe

THE SANDIGANBAYAN Wednesday ordered the arrest of businessman Herminio T. Disini, a close associate and golfing buddy of the late strongman President Marcos, who allegedly received $18 million in bribes from two US firms that won the contract to build the mothballed nuclear power plant in Morong, Bataan.

Read the whole fairytale

I mean, what in the world is up with that?

Once upon a time, we allowed this scoundrel to flee our kingdom, lead a charmed life somewhere in Europe and allow eighteen years to pass before deciding to hale him to court. All things being considered, the chumps tasked to go after him would probably have an easier time fitting Cinderella's glass slippers on the foot of Dumbo.

Somewhere over the rainbow, the gods must be laughing their heads off at how absurd this country's justice system had become.

We owe, we owe, so off to work we go.

And the corrupt live happily ever after.