"In so far as the prison term and in so far as the restoration of full civil and political rights, I think there is no problem there...The restoration of full civil and political rights simply means he can vote again; he can run for public office," Puno said."Now I have a reason not to support his pardon. I have no problem seeing him free from jail, I just can't accept that he can again run for office. Why did we convict him for if were going to just give him back all his rights?
I will rather return Erap's stolen money than give him back his political rights, pera lang yon. Dapat naman may consequences ang pagkakamali.