I am not a political analyst, neither am I into politics but I appreciate President Obama’s visit here in our country. They say he is the most powerful man in the world on account of the USA being the most powerful country. I won’t delve into the nitty-gritty of the whys and the hows of his visit here because I am not qualified to do so. What I saw of the warm welcome, the warm smiles, the wonderful speeches that both leaders delivered yesterday are enough to gladden the hearts of the Filipino people who believe that peace could only be achieved not by arms and golds but through a sincere dialogue and communication.
It was the second straight two days that I allowed myself to stay in front of the television to watch the canonization of Saints John Paul II and Saint John XXIII in Rome the other day and the arrival of President Obama yesterday. I enjoyed watching both. I found some pictures posted by the Gazette of the Republic of the Phils. on Facebook which I follow.
It was short (not even a twenty-four hour visit) but I saw a glimpse of the man who is so polite and knows what he is talking about. Report says this is the eight visit of a President of the United States to the Philippines.
(photo credits: Gazette of the Republic of the Philippines)