Politicians sometimes have to deflect charges that they have been party to corruption, sexual perversion or other actions that will hinder their election. Noynoy Aquino was accused of being autistic and the opposition did not mean the high functioning kind. He refuted the statements while he was running for president of the Philippines by saying that he could not have been elected to the Senate and the House if he was developmentally disabled. The fact that he is now president of the Philippines should answer any questions for the opposition. The people believed him and elected him to the office.