It has now been vigorously revived with the arrest of loom band making senator Jinggoy Estrada, together with his colleagues Juan Ponce "Gusto ko happy ka!" Enrile and Bong "My-arrest-has-more-drama-than-your-soaps" Revilla.
Since we're an educational site, were going to look at this from a different angle and see where the children of these people, who often found themselves as the main beneficiaries of their parent's immense wealth, and find out how they fit with their schools' respective ideals for their students.
1. Jolo Ejercito
He's been lambasted extensively not just for merely owning extravagant items like those flashy Louis Vuitton loafers, but mainly for having the nuts to brag about every single one of those things on social media. And -that- Diplomatic Passport. Definitely a no-no because he's too old by now to be holding one under his father.
He came from where? With him featured with pictures on the Ateneo's 2011 Freshman Bluebook, it's safe to assume that he hails from that old Jesuit school along Katipunan. Now does he act and look like one, with that swaggering smile, attitude and poise? The Jesuits would probably say not really, but you judge for yourself.
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2. Jeane Napoles
The first and the classic example of Pork Barrel funded materialism, Jeane Napoles, daughter of pork barrel queen Janet Napoles, sought to rub shoulders with the West Coast's rich and famous, throwing parties and "amazingly enough, not giving a shit" about what people say.
Aspiring fashion designers among us can breathe a sigh of relief that at least she wasn't associated with the top fashion schools in America, namely the Fashion Institute of Technology and New School-Parsons. She attended FIDM, the Fashion Institute of Design and Merchandising; a for-profit college in Los Angeles, California. She, however, also made it to their honor roll, mind you.
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3. Jo Christine Napoles
To be fair, she wasn't as heavily involved in the same sort of showing off the last two were involved in, and in fact was supposed to be the representative of the OFWFC (OFW Family Club) Party List. Make what you will out of that.
She attended DLSU-CSB, the College of Saint Benilde, which is run by the Christian Brothers, the same group that manages De La Salle University, together with its basic education arms DLS-Zobel and Greenhills.
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