Piliin ang karapat-dapat na tandem sa 2022 eleksiyon

Sa kasaysayan ng eleksyon sa ating bansa, ilang ulit na nating napatunayan na hindi maganda kung ang nailuluklok nating presidente at bise presidente ng bansa ay hindi magka-tandem. Pagkatapos ng eleksyon, ang pangalawang pangulo ay nagiging palamuti lamang at talagang hindi pinagkakatiwalaan ng presidente pagdating sa pamumuno.

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