Manolo Quezon is #TheExplainer Newsletter — History and the National Divide

Uncle future Speaker with nephew future Congressman

The National Divide: a dissection

Two campaigns, One presidential seat

But there is something else about this election, the highest-attended ever, that I believe is important to acknowledge, because it helps us understand why the majority is offended the minority won’t go away, while the minority for its part is processing its grief through a profound hatred of the majority. There are exceptions to both points of view, of course, but it seems to me, too little.

This week’s The Long View:

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Manuel L. Quezon III

Manuel L. Quezon III

Columnist, Philippine Daily Inquirer. Editor-at-large Views strictly mine. I have a newsletter, blog, podcast, and Patreon.