Found March 07, 2012 on
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The Wall Street Journal Southeast Asia edition today ran a story pondering the political fate of Manny Pacquiao, one that might include a run for President in the Philippines in 2022. Of course, that's not "new" news, as that has been the oft-stated potential course of action for Pacquiao following his time in the squared circle.
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A pound for pound champion in the ring, Pacquiao is still a novice in the political world. In his first attempt to win a seat, he lost a 2007 election badly to a popular incumbent before winning his bid in his second effort in 2010.
In 2013, Pacquiao will be running for governor in the Sarangani province, a step forward from his current congressional position.
Here's a quick glimpse of the article and some of the speculation it offers:
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