A fantastic, well written post, Mac.

Thank you. Manila is my home, I’ve spent over half my life here. Personally, I’m already too old to “fit the profile,” so I’m fairly safe — it’s the poor who are being killed — the people in whose name Duterte campaigned. I’m not quite done with the Trump-Duterte parallels. Susceptibility to demagoguery is worldwide right now, but the Philippine-US case is uncanny.

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