Foreigner with a Filipino family and heart named Malcolm Conlan wrote an open letter addressed to DJ Mo Twister after his tweet calling all 31 million voters of BBM stupid makes the round online.
Conlan was apparently indignant that a Fil-Am like DJ Mo would dare insult the 31 million Filipinos who took part in an entirely fair and internationally recognized and acknowledged democratic process to elect a new president in the Philippines.
Conlan asked if DJ Mo have got any right to insult a large proportion of the Philippine electorate?
Conlan went on to defend the 31 million Filipinos who voted for BBM which DJ Mo called stupid. He said he had me so many people who voted for BBM whose backgrounds are diverse, many come from academic backgrounds, university educated with strong sense of responsibility and duty. But even those who didn’t the benefit of attending a university or college like himself, support BBM and Sara with all their hearts and minds and they are not stupid.
Conlan remarked that just because the BBM supporters do not share the same voting preferences as DJ Mo Twister doesn’t mean he can call his fellow countrymen stupid. How dare you!!!!
You may now read Malcolm Conlan’s original open letter below.
Dear DJ Mo Twister,
Whoever you are, How DARE you insult 31 million Filipinos who took part in an entirely fair and internationally recognised and acknowledged democratic process to elect a new president in the Philippines. From what I understand you are a Fil-Am right?
Why have you got any right to insult a large proportion of the Philippine electorate?
No sir, these citizens of the Republic of the Philippines are not stupid at all, I have met so many people who voted for BBM, many come from academic backgrounds, university educated with a strong sense of responsibility and sense of duty. They are Filipinos who are proud of their country and spent so much time considering who would be best to lead the country moving forward.
But even those who didn’t have the benefit of a university education like myself or even a good education, support Sir BBM and Ma’am Inday Sara with our hearts, minds and understanding, we are not STUPID! Those who cause division and insult others are more entitled to be called stupid than those who are only exercising their rights?
I have no doubt that EVERY single voter in the Philippines has cast their vote based on their own personal choice and I am also share they have exercised that right with care and a sense of responsibility. Just because they don’t share the same voting preferences as yourself doesn’t mean you can call your fellow countrymen stupid. How dare you!!!!
This is the kind of toxic culture in the Philippines that’s pulling the country down and will mean it will always be hard for the Philippines to progress, insulting your fellow man will only make things worse.
Let’s all respect that personal choices and preferences of each other, spread love and unity, not hate.
Foreigner with a Filipino family and heart. Concerned netizen,
Source: Malcolm Conlan