From Ricky Lo's Funfare column in The Philippine Star--"Asked why he has decided to run for Mayor in Makati, Lito [Lapid] said, 'Para matigil na ang mga rally-rally na ‘yan.' Among other reasons, that is...
"Lito said that he will lose nothing in his bid for the Makati mayoralty.
"'If I lose,' he explained, 'I can always go back to the Senate. It’s a win-win situation. I still have three years left in my term. In fact, I was asking (fellow Sen.) Bong (Revilla) to also run for governor in Cavite. If he and his running-mate win, he can resign and go back to the Senate and have his vice governor take over. See, we have nothing to lose.'"