The presumption of regularity must prevail on the issue of Deputy Ombudsman Emilio Gonzales III. In this instance, unless constrained by the courts, the decision must be respected and the dismissal enforced. Kung walang legal na balakid sa pagpapatupad ng utos ng presidente, dapat ay tanggalin na 'yan sa puwesto. Kung kailangan mang bitbitin 'yan palabas ay dapat aksyonan na kaagad ng kinauukulang ahensiya ng pulis.
Unless they have forgotten we are under a new administration now, it is time we put an end to the wanton disregard for the rule of law so characteristic of the Arroyo administration. We need to exorcise the nation from the ghosts of the past regime wherein the constitution and the rule of law were upheld only when it served the purpose of the incumbent.
Huwag na nating hintayin pang magkaroon ng isa pang Luneta. Tama na! Sundin niyo na ang batas!