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[PODCAST] I’ve Got An Opinion: Kids from political clans don’t have to be politicians

[PODCAST] I’ve Got An Opinion: Kids from political clans don’t have to be politicians
We speak with Regina Carla Talaga, whose family is a prominent political name in Quezon province. Why did Talaga choose not to run for office despite a lot of pressure?

In the Philippines, being born into a political family means being groomed for office from Day 1. Across the country, the same last names lord over the same constituencies. But despite this, there are some kids of politicians who choose to forge their own path. 

In this episode of I’ve Got An Opinion, Rappler’s podcast on ordinary people with extraordinary points of view, Rappler Opinion Editor Marguerite de Leon speaks with Regina Carla Talaga, whose family is a prominent political name in Quezon province. Why did Talaga choose not to run for office despite a lot of pressure? Let’s find out. – Rappler.com