MANILA, Philippines (The Adobo Chronicles, Manila Bureau) – Now that 5 2022 Presidential candidates have filed or announced their candidacies, the Commission on Elections (Comelec) has issued debate rules come the campaign period for next May’s elections.
The Adobo Chronicles obtained a leaked copy of the debate rules and schedule:
- Manny Pacquiao debates Leni Robredo.
- Winner between Pacquiao and Robredo debates Panfilo Lacson.
- Winner in the Lacson debate will face Isko Moreno.
- Finally, the winner in the Moreno debate will face Bongbong Marcos.
The schedule was arrived at during an en banc meeting of Comelec commissioners, based on the winning chances of the five candidates.
Comelec Commissioner Rowena Guanzon will moderate all debates and has the prerogative of calling out any of the debate participants for being ”shunga” (stupid) with their arguments or responses to questions.