Tuesday, May 01, 2012

Corona's Hypothetical SALN

Let's suppose that sometime last week, Chief Justice Renato Corona sat at his desk and filled out his SALN form. Let's imagine that before he began filling it out, he decided to provide all the required information fully, truthfully and to disclose it publicly. He, after all, claims to be an honest man.

Now, what would Corona's SALN contain if he listed all the assets he failed to declare in past disclosures which were subsequently revealed during his impeachment trial? What of the recently alleged US$10M deposits? Do those dollar accounts exist? Only Corona can tell.

This is what Renato Corona's SALN would encompass if it had all the information gleaned from the impeachment trial plus the alleged dollar accounts. Remember, this is NOT his current SALN. We haven't seen it. But, hope springs eternal:

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