LIPA CITY, Philippines (The Adobo Chronicles, Manila Bureau) -President Aquino challenged all presidential candidates yesterday to voluntarily undergo medical and psychological examinations to prove that they are fit to lead the nation for the next six years. He issued this challenge at the inauguration of the Lipa-Alaminos road in Batangas.
Aquino said that voters have the right to ask and know about the health conditions of the candidates as the job of a president entails a lot of stress and can be exhausting.
As a tip, he urged voters to elect someone who can survive the rigors of a six-year term and effect meaningful changes within that span of time.
At the same time, he told the candidates that they should not be afraid of undergoing tests. Having medical or psychological conditions do not necessarily make anyone unfit to become president.
“Look at me,” the president said, “I miraculously survived 6 years of being president despite consistently failing in my psychological tests.”
Take it from the pro!