1Sambayan is a colossal flop


Three months ago, I already called out the 1Sambayan as a colossal flop. I was proven right.

It’s been two weeks since a convenor group calling itself 1Sambayan launched a movement to “unify” the opposition and field a common candidate to run against the administration in next year’s elections. But as I surfed the social media platforms, trying to get a feel on how Filipinos responded to it, I can already declare with absolute certainty that 1Sambayan is a colossal flop.

Even with mainstream media trying to boost its message and gain traction in the public consciousness, Filipinos have shown notning but utter lack of interest on what it is all about. It’s the same dog with a different collar, said a number of netizens. However the group may call itself, it’s an effort to breathe life into the candidacy of Leni Robredo for President.

After two weeks, the Twitter account of 1Sambayan has drawn only less than 10,000 followers. This is one clear indication it is…

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About Manuel "Boy" Mejorada
Manuel "Boy" Mejorada is a journalist and social media activist. A former Iloilo provincial administrator, he is now waging a crusade against corruption and narco-politics.

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