Sunday, November 04, 2007


The National Press club edited a painting they commissioned to remove perceived leftist images. The funny thing is they commissioned the work to promote press freedom. The sad thing is they removed the alibata letter K tattooed to the left arm of Katipunan Supremo Andres Bonifacio.

K, the symbol of the Kataas-taasang, Kagalang-galangang Katipunan ng mga Anak ng Bayan, the organization that initiated the struggle for Philippine independence from colonial rule is now considered by the National Press Club as a leftist symbol.

Maybe the NPC should commission MLQ3 to teach their members history.

Update 10-05-2007

ABS-CBN Interactive has a picture of the mural and the before and after pictures of the alterations.

I have to say, their Andres Bonifacio does not look like Ka Boni to me so it is understandable that the NPC mistake the alibata tattooed on him to be the symbol of Kabataang Makabayan, an underground organization allied with the National Democratic Front (NDF) and the Communist Party of the Philippines (CPP).


The Nashman said...

naglipana ang mga boplaks

Roy C. Choco, FCD said...

At sila yung dapat mas maraming alam, dahil sila yung nagsusulat ng balita.