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A Pattern of Hate, Lies & Delusion from Supporters of Duterte

Read and be educated. Stop him at the polls!

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I do not think there’s ever been a candidate as popular as Rodrigo Duterte.

Hate

He has a cult following that excels at harassment. It can be accurately described as an online mob geared towards a singular purpose: the lynching of those who have different ideas.

Just ask these celebrities who have experienced the feeling of being trampled on.

  1. Mo Twister
  2. Gab Valenciano
  3. Carlos Celdran
  4. Kitchie Nadal

Lies

Not only do his followers attack, they also share what would normally be considered unbelievable propaganda. We need not look far for proof of these assertions. Facebook is replete with memes of:

  1. Pope Francis supporting Duterte.
  2. Jollibee supporting Duterte.
  3. President Obama supporting Duterte.

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And strangely, people believe it, forcing institutions to come out to deny the lies.

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Delusions

Following the mayor’s belief structure, which has since been echoed at an exponential rate by his followers:

  1. Davao is one of the safest cities in the world.
  2. Mayor Duterte can end crime…

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Election 2016

Are we committed…

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to see a spectre of an unrepentant evil come back to the fore? Someone’s who’s been working to make this moment happen for the past several years?

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Are we willing to accept the loss of personal freedoms in exchange for security?

Davao City Mayor and 2016 presidential candidate Rodrigo Duterte meeting with Chinese officials. (Photo credit: Raissa Robles)
Are we eager to stop tension on our own backyard for the purposes of selling out our territory?

As we go to the elections tomorrow, let’s hope that we make the right call and stop this evil before it ruins our country.