Sa patuloy na pahayag ni Vice Mayor Isko Moreno sa PEP.ph (Philippine Entertainment Portal), nagkuwento ito tungkol sa pagtakbo niya bilang bise alkalde ulit ng Maynila.
Sa susunod na eleksyon, ka-tandem ni Vice Mayor Isko si former President Joseph ‘Erap’ Estrada, na tatakbong mayor.
Pinabulaanan ni Isko ang mga espekyulasyong siya ang tatakbo bilang mayor.
“Now going back to that argument, if I’m really interested in the mayorship, and this is what I call mathematical computation— mathematically speaking or mathematically, practical for me.
“What is practical for me sa career ko is just to wait. Why?
“The incumbent mayor has two terms, I have two terms.
“Kung kami’y magsasama [ni Manila Mayor Alfredo Lim], 2016 wala na siya. Hopefully, ako na, di ba?
“Pero joining President Erap, it is mathematically impractical for me.
“Why? For political reasons, ha? It is mathematically impractical for me, why?
“Pag, awa ng Diyos nanalo ako for my third term, and our law speaks of three consecutive terms, you have to stop, or you go up or you go down—that’s our law.
“Now, by 2016 tapos na ako. Sa 2016, second term pa lang si President Erap, so tapos na yung career ko. Tama ba ako?
“Ano na ako, dead on the river! But see, my point is that I have to set aside my personal interest, personal privileges, my career.
“I put my career at stake, see?"
LEADERSHIP CHANGE. Sa pagtakbo niya bilang mayor, ibig lang daw niyang magkaroon ng pagbabago sa liderato ng siyudad.
“Why am I doing that? Because I believe, I mean my principle, and I believe that we need to put somebody there new, di ba?