While You Were Not Looking

It’s funny how a single issue, like the Pacquiao-Marquez fight, took hold of the Philippines.  Everyone suddenly had an interest in statistics and became experts.  Now, that’s a pretty rosy picture for this country.  We can be experts if we wanted to.

Here’s the situation:

While we were busy with Pacquiao and Marquez, fuel prices are going up.

While we were busy with Pacquiao and Marquez, the poor continued to be poor.

Who gives a damn about those issues anyway?  Certainly not us.  We’re just well-trained consumers.

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