Pres. Duterte‘s third SONA has ended, and it’s his shortest to date. He spoke for a total of 47 minutes and 55 seconds, without cussing. (It’s a Christmas miracle, you guys.) But throughout his speech, there were moments that made many people go, “Huh? What?” Mostly because Duterte seemed like he’s contradicting his previous statements and stances.
If you didn’t catch the SONA, here are some of his remarks.
It’s not a real term. We checked.
Duterte said this after saying that the war on drugs will be “relentless and chilling,” possibly hinting that suspected drug pushers will still be killed. Concerned for human life, huh?
Oh, you realized that NOW? What about the ones still leeching off our government?
Is this a script from Joyce E. Bernal‘s upcoming rom-com?
Context: He wants mining companies to give resources to the Filipino people, not just taxes. But if they don’t get taxed, how will you, a government official, get paid?
Duterte agreed to a 60-40 deal back in April to share the territory with China.
According to the Philippine Statistical Authority, it’s not.
Then why did you pass the TRAIN Law in the first place?
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