President Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo has been going around
threatening to charge with sedition everyone calling for her ouster in the
wake of the surfacing of CDs supposedly containing taped conversations
between her and Commission on Elections (Comelec) official Virgilio
Garcillano. The coversations allegedly had to do with the fraud that
reportedly marred the 2004 presidential election, in which she won by more
than a million votes. But she has failed to intimidate the forces calling
for her ouster, and even allies like Vice President Noli de Castro and
Senate President Franklin Drilon have urged her to break her silence on
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underline; figuratively, to
underscore or highlight.
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