October 5, 2016
Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte — nicknamed “the punisher” — took office on June 30, 2016. In the few brief months since, Duterte has overseen a drug war that killed more than 3,000 people (AP). In a recent speech he also told US President Obama to “go to hell,” and threatened to “break up with America.”
Inflammatory rhetoric and extreme policy proposals gives voice to the political discontent that flows from negative social mood.
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