This image, sent to us through our tipline, claims that Robredo said that if thousands of soldiers needed to be sacrificed to assert ownership of the Scarborough Shoal, then it is a worthy sacrifice. This, ironically, is the essence of Machiavellianism, which Robredo’s rival, Ferdinand R. Marcos Jr., claims to advocate.

The image claims to be from Kami.com.ph, which has denied posting such image. The original image is a statement of Robredo speaking of hope.


While Robredo has been an outspoken critic of Chinese activity in Scarborough Shoal and other Filipino sovereign zones in the West Philippine Sea (https://www.philstar.com/…/robredo-urges-protest-in…), Robredo has yet to advocate any military solution to the conflict.

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