Byline: Adrian E. Cristobal
Now is the time for Senator Alan Peter Cayetano to ridicule Presidential Legal Counsel Sergio Apostol's speech for saying that corruption in government is just perception, that it doesn't exist.
He may begin by asking what Apostol means by "perception." Merriam-Webster offers several definitions: Concept or mental image; consciousness (obsolete); physical sensation in the light of experience, and quick, acute, and intuitive cognition. The synonym is "discernment."
But what the honorable counsel probably meant is "illusion," just a mental impression that isn't necessarily true, which reminds us of George Bernard Shaw's sally to a …