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What makes Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte, who compared himself to Hitler, so popular


He has compared himself to Hitler, called President Obama a “son of a whore,” and overseen a wave of extrajudicial violence that has left thousands of people dead. 

Rodrigo Duterte, the Philippines’ 71-year-old president — a former city mayor with a level gaze and an aura of casual dishevelment...

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