Lies Tatay Digong told me

Opinion & Analysis Philippines Sep 29, 2017 at 2:33 pm

By Rappler

Early in the campaign, President Rodrigo Duterte proudly admitted, “Yes, I cannot lie, I killed 3 people.”

Many people said, “That is a brutally honest man,” and believed him. They reasoned, if he can admit to a crime, he must be incapable of lying.

We say we’re tired of the lies, but the truth is, we’ve gotten used to the lies. Fake news nowadays is accepted as part of online life. It’s mostly ignored by the government spin doctors, who have the enormous task of sanitizing what the President says.

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