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History is Hilarious When Viewed Through the Malacanan Tumblr

Today we celebrate all Filipino heroes-including whoever was behind the Malacanan Tumblr.
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Whoever was in charge of the Malacañan Palace Presidential Museum and Library Tumblr page had a wicked sense of humor. Rather than simply share old photos of past presidents and heroes, this person chose to accompany their posts with dry wit, and the result is pure gold. Here are some of our favorites:

Because size does matter.

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If your girlfriend won't let you grow your hair out, just show her this photo.


We all know Marcos is no hero, but this is just too funny to pass up.


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Macapagal has our vote.


50 points to Ravenclaw!


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Apparently Emilio Aguinaldo was a cool lolo.


Better sharpen your climbing skills before the next anti-EJK rally. 


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We agree with Ninoy. 


Priceless.


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...We have no words.


While the page appears to be defunct (if you go directly to the link, you'll get a DNS error), you can still access the posts by going to Tumblr.com and searching "malacanan." The account will appear in the search results, and you can view the posts in a sidebar. 

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