The Philippine national and local elections are fast approaching. With all the problems our country is facing, i.e., poverty, malnutrition, high unemployment rate, lack of infrastructures, and traffic congestion, we cannot afford to elect corrupt leaders, especially a corrupt head of the state.
A corrupt politician isn’t only someone who steals the money of the people but corruption also has many other forms that many people don’t realize. A corrupt leader could also be someone who corrupts his promises, duties, responsibilities, and the trust that the public is giving him or her.
The future of our children depends on our votes. Once again, political aspirants will come to us like job applicants wanting to be hired. Don’t make a mistake and hire the wrong ones. Here are 11 ways to identify if a political aspirant is corrupt or not. [Read more…]