She’s fierce. She’s feisty. She’s Miriam Defensor-Santiago.

Known as the “Iron Lady of the Asia” and popular among the youth for her witticisms, Senator Miriam Defensor-Santiago has made the Philippine politics even more colorful.


The lady senator won the Ramon Magsaysay Award for Government Service and the 1985 TOYM Award for Law, just to name a few. But apart from those numerous accolades and unforgettable moments in the Senate, and this is one of those.

(From her book, “Stupid is Forever”.)