‘A very very dangerous man’

The ax has fallen. Nike is cutting off ties with Manny Pacquiao, calling his comments about gays being worse than animals “abhorrent.” Pacquiao’s endorsement contract with Nike has run more than eight years, according to ESPN.

Social media has been unrelenting. Comments run the range from ridicule to indignation all aimed at the eight-division boxing champion. Pacquiao has apologized for his comments, but many believe his ‘sorry’ was insincere. It has not placated netizens who continue to pummel him with all sorts of taunts and insults. Their bottomline: Pacquiao is not fit to become a Philippine leader. The Senate is not where he should be.

Below are some of the more thoughtful comments pulled from Facebook – Cristina DC Pastor





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