VP Robredo draws flak from Netizens for enjoying holiday in US while Typhoon Nina battered Bicol
While Typhoon Nina hits Bicol Region, the hometown of Vice President Leni Robredo. She was also in abroad spending time with her family.
Robredo received criticism for flying abroad to celebrate Christmas and New Year.
According to the reports, Robredo went to US to attend family reunion which was planned a year ago.
Netizens lambasted Robredo for choosing the reunion instead prioritizing the victims of the typhoon, especially to her hometown.
They even compared Robredo to President Duterte. He said Duterte always prioritized 'his people', while Robredo, 'family first before the nation.'
Duterte Diehard supporters Thinking Pinoy and Mocha Uson also criticized Robredo.
“White Christmas for Madam. Bicol Region will be hit by a typhoon and she is having a vacation in the United States,” Mocha Uson said.
Read more reactions from the Netizens:
Altoro Ali bigyan ng break ang vice president natin.. masyado na syang napagod sa trabaho nya.. mahirap kaya trabaho nya araw araw.. presscon dito, presscon doon.. tapos may photoshot pa, at lagi pang imbitado sa mga occassion kaya nakakapagod din.. kaya hayaan na natin sya sa america.. kung puede nga dun na lang sya.
Tolits Palencia I thought it was still wrong judgement call on the part of the VP leaving, especially if the trip is not at all an official commitment. Remember Mayor Digong had to cancel/move his initial state/official visit to Brunei when a bomb exploded in Davao. He has a very clear sense of priority - HIS PEOPLE FIRST!
Kenneth Daniel G Beltran you can't postpone?you had a storm warning from the japanese weather forecaster saying the storm would hit the philippines this christmas .a day or two before you flew to the US!! ninakaw mo na nga titolo ng pagiging VP the least you could do is act one
Calvin Flores Now you're seeing what kind of leadership she's really branding - family first before the nation.
Sorry kayo - matagal nang naka-plano pala eh. Kasalanan ng bagyo na wrong timing siya. Tama ba mga yellow-bleeding hearts?
During these trying times, please remember that our president is a Duterte and she is a Robredo!
Ray Anthony Miranda planned or unplanned, she should know her priorities. bket, VP nb sya last year at eto ang rason nya. Ang reunion pwede i-reshedule, ang bagyo hinde....
Erwin Gocela Before siya umalis alam na nya at ng lahat na may bagyong darating. Kung talagang serbisyo para sa mga pilipino ang nasa puso mo, pwede mo namang e cancel ang pagbisita mo sa America. Pero bakit pa niya itinuloy ang pag alis?
Source: Facebook, Manilatimes