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Originally written on Larry Brown Sports  |  Last updated 8/29/14

Manny Pacquiao is already a congressman in the Philippines, and the Filipino boxer says he is considering running for president in his home country one day. Pacquiao did several interviews on Saturday to promote his upcoming fight with Brandon Rios in China. In an interview with the AFP, he was asked whether he has thought [...]

5 Comments:
  • Well he would make as good a president as the rest have. He is a champion and knows hard work...and is in contact with the people.. more power to him if he does run
  • Manny Pacquiao running for President??? Helllllpppp!! He hasn't accomplished anything as a Congressman, what with 90% of his time promoting his boxing events, TV gigs, advertisements, and other "extra curricular activities." But then again, this is the Philippines, where politics are dominated by movie and TV stars, the daughter/son/spouse/mistress/sibling of an incumbent politician, etc. etc.
  • One of the big downfalls of countries is a severe shortage of leadership quality people in government.
    Just because you can run your mouth real smooth and people know your name, you aren't necessarily going to be any good at what you intend to do.
    It's the Peter Principle all over again.
    Reference: Barrack Obama.
  • That must be a typo, surely you meant George W.Bush when referencing leadership FAILURE......
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