Most savage and shady AF reactions to Mocha Uson saying she is a “victim of fake news”

October 04th, 2017
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ICYMI, Presidential Communications Operations Office (PCOO) Assistant Secretary Margaux “Mocha” Uson was present on Wednesday for the Senate public information committee hearing on fake news, wherein she claimed to be a victim of fake news brought about by mainstream media. Mocha slammed several media organizations for “creating fake news” about her—the reason why, according to her, she was bashed on social media.

As a blogger, Uson helped in the proliferation of erroneous news when she posted several photos and articles without verifying sources and fact-checking. After her appointment as PCOO Asec., Uson was still at the top her game, calling out people like VP Leni Robredo while using a year-old article and performing in casinos even though government officials are prohibited to do so.

During the fake news hearing, after saying she was a victim of fake news, Senator Bam Aquino confronted Uson on the issue of fairness. Uson replied, “I have the right to refuse (to answer the question). I have the right to.. I have the right, ano po? I have the right against self-discri-ano.. against self-incrimination. Pasensya na.”

Aquino countered that invoking one’s right against self-incrimination presupposes a crime was committed.

People on Twitter just lost it and couldn’t handle the idea of Mocha Uson being a victim fake news and invoking her right against self-discrimination.

Mocha Uson talking in the Senate how she is a victim of fake news. Girl I— pic.twitter.com/vEBiCMHHNr

— Josh (@webbxjosh) October 4, 2017

Mocha Uson, the country's leading trafficker of fake news and inciter of hate, is now claiming to be a "victim". What a farce.

— Gideon Lasco (@gideonlasco) October 4, 2017

Mocha Uson: Biktima rin po ako ng fake news.

Ladies and gentlemen, the greatest irony of the century.

— Von Yacob (@heycaloy) October 4, 2017

Mocha Uson doesn’t even know what “self-incrimination” is.

REFUND MY TAX!!!!

— Miss Krizzy (@krizzy_kalerqui) October 4, 2017

📂 Receipts
└📁 Mocha Uson
└📁 Fake News pic.twitter.com/OEg243jzD4

— ρєтяα gϋєѕz (@DarwinAwardsPH) October 4, 2017

When you realized that the Filipino taxes was used to fund Mocha Uson's blog. pic.twitter.com/pB0u9aiord

— Jazzy (@hopeandkisses) October 4, 2017

TANGINA MOCHA USON
“i refuse to answer…”
“on what grounds”
“i have the right to refuse. ay self-discrimination pala.. self incrimination?”

— kris 🦇🖤 (@kikokiIa) October 4, 2017

Mocha Uson refuses to answer if she had ever asked the views of the other side.

— Noemi L. Dado (@momblogger) October 4, 2017

Dear Senate Committee,

Will Mocha Uson be used as a resource speaker or as a specimen/hard evidence for fake news?

Very trolly yours, Ogie

— Ogie Rosa (@ogie_rosa) October 4, 2017

Nancy Binay to Mocha Uson: “You can't separate your nonsense individual perspective, to your duty to serve the people.”

OMG! Nancy Binay is making sense!

— Miss Krizzy (@krizzy_kalerqui) October 4, 2017

"Opinion-based po ang blogging." —Mocha Uson, 2017
But, Mocha dear, you're not a mere blogger. You're an Asec. of the PCOO.#FakeNews

— a 🍃 (@gelamcp) October 4, 2017

mocha: i am a victim of fake news

how many of you have ever felt personally victimized by mocha uson? pic.twitter.com/zXPuhPShan

— Sebastian Castro (@Seb_Castro) October 4, 2017

Mocha Uson getting roasted by Bam Aquino. hahaha omg
Bam: Humingi ka ba ng side namin all those times you blogged about us?

— depressedpops (@poppypicolino) October 4, 2017

Mocha Uson, being a blogger does not give you the right not to be moral and ethics-bound.Have the decency to practice objectivity & fairness

— Ryan Aster (@rryyyaaaannnn) October 4, 2017

Mocha Uson talking about accountability at the Senate hearing. I wanna puke!

— Professional Heckler (@HecklerForever) October 4, 2017

Mocha Uson in the Senate today: pic.twitter.com/LT4wfj3q6m

— Jam (@dxtrjamess) October 4, 2017

MOCHA USON: I invoke my right to discrimination…ayyy ano ba?

— Ogie Rosa (@ogie_rosa) October 4, 2017

Mocha: Biktima rin po ako ng fake news.

Taylor: There she goes, playing the victim again. #FakeNews pic.twitter.com/tptBlIJj6w

— John Dell O. Lamputi (@lamwhite) October 4, 2017

Mocha: I invoke my right against self discrimi.. incrimination.

Us: pic.twitter.com/GseQV8hgnP

— CG (@christiangultz) October 4, 2017

When editing pictures of #FakeNewsBlogger Mocha Uson, we frequently run into problems — just like this one. #SuperficialGazette #JailMocha pic.twitter.com/tVlX9bvLVr

— Superficial Gazette (@SuperficialGZT) October 4, 2017

I really prefer dark chocolate over mocha.@SenatorBinay can grill @MochaUson over #FakeNews very well yall!

credits: @manilabulletin pic.twitter.com/Ds4tjZ0vzR

— Vince #PassADB 🌈⚔️ (@vinceliban) October 4, 2017

Just imagine kung kasama sa hearing na to si Madam Miriam Defensor. I bet Mocha would have already peed on her pants #FakeNews

— MD 🥀 (@6912MD) October 4, 2017

What in the world! Please give back my tax. I'm paying Asec Mocha Uson for this? I invoke my right against selfdiscrimination! #mochaudonUWI

— red_bigworld (@ruge88) October 4, 2017

While most people were not having any of Uson’s claims during the hearing, some still tried to defend her side:

Baliktarin mo sitwasyon. C Bam at Kiko nakaupo jan, tanongin cla papel nila sa EJK resolution at kay Dayao, same response!

— arlie dollaga (@aybama) October 4, 2017

Magaling pag nagkakamali ang tao Bilis mang batikos nitong news na ino di bali na mas marami followers si Mocha

— Sarah Ampatuan (@SarahAmpatuan) October 4, 2017

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