President Duterte, the former mayor of provincial city Davao, a family fiefdom which he lorded over for of 22 years is trying to extend his parochial, dictatorial mode of governance which is akin to running a mafia organization, to the presidency of the entire Philippines. His crudeness and obvious lack of any diplomatic skills and experience combined with his incapacity to listen and learn makes him utterly unsuitable for the job he was elected to. He not only embarrases his peers and long-time allies, he poses a clear and present danger to the stability of the South East Asian Region. It seems inevitable that, given the sorry history of governance in the Philippines, that his tenure will not be allowed to last long.
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