THEY’D HAD ENOUGH. The COMELEC 35 were not moved by partisanship or lucre; they had simply reached their limit. They’d been tasked to manage a computerized tabulation system to legitimize the February 7, 1986 Snap Elections. Information technology in those days was embryonic, and theirs was no easy job; it could only be done by experts. They viewed


I’VE HAD TROUBLE sleeping since November 18 when Marcos was surreptitiously interred, but when I got home after the November 30 protest rally at the People Power Monument, I slept like a baby. Not only because I was tired, having stood and shaken my fist and shouted my throat hoarse from 4 till 10 pm,