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Miriam’s temper flares anew

Posted by Mai on September 29th, 2007

The Manila Times Internet Edition
Miriam’s temper flares anew

By Efren L. Danao Senior Reporter

A day after appearing meek and apologetic for making Chinese slurs, Sen. Miriam Defensor Santiago’s famous temper was again on display Friday.

This time, journalists and other people attending a budget committee public hearing got her fired up. And instead of walking out, she had them locked in the hearing room with her.

Santiago, chairman of a finance subcommittee, was hearing the proposed 2008 budget of the Department of Labor and Employment when she blew her top when she was distracted by people continuously entering and leaving the room.

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