Mar has had experience which in Philippine politics is destructive but in Mar’s case not fatally so. He served 3 presidents and while you can dispute that he did much, he did nothing wrong. Others who might say, I have no experience in cheating and stealing but he can say, “You never had a chance. I did. I had every chance to cheat and steal but I did not, not even close. My mother did not make me that way.” - by Teddy Locsin, Jr. There, was that so hard to do? Noynoy finally “anointed” Mar; not as his successor; that would raise doubts about automation; but as his choice if it were all up to him.
He has a good chance: