Yet another important historical figure passes away.
I have vivid memories of the coup that ousted Ferdinand Marcos, and how Aquino's presidency was seen as revenge, of sorts, for her husband's assassination. Marcos subsequent exile in the United States never made much sense to me.
We all have ways of coping. I use sex and awesomeness.
Yes, it is, and he was charged with that as well according to the linked article. Getting a first-offense speeding ticket knocked down to a moderate fine isn't all that difficult -- I'm sure many of us know people who've had that happen.