Monday, May 01, 2017

Duterte was a populous candidate.

Globally there is a change in candidates within democracies since the change in USA Supreme Court leanings of "Citizens' United" (click here)

There are remarkable dynamics that are consistent from case to case. The large amount of money into a candidates ambitions is removed from the moral message of that same candidate. The winning candidates find a hate filled populous message powerful enough to be elected. Then no matter how humane and unrealistic the hate filled promise is, the candidate is propelled forward to carry it out to maintain his/her elect-ability.

Russia has a winning strategy, learned from the US Supreme Court.

It is repeated over and over. The immoral monies of entities without hearts, lungs and body are causing huge insults to the human condition. Those non-living citizens within a democracy are becoming a weapon that is used against the living citizen and they actually believe their liberties are being upheld.

The machines are winning within democracies.

April 30, 2017
By Mark Landler 

Mr Duterte has been mobbed by supporters throughout much of the election campaign which culminates next month

...“By essentially endorsing Duterte’s murderous war on drugs, (click here) Trump is now morally complicit in future killings,” said John Sifton, the Asia director of Human Rights Watch. “Although the traits of his personality likely make it impossible, Trump should be ashamed of himself.” 

Senator Christopher S. Murphy, Democrat of Connecticut and a member of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, said on Twitter, “We are watching in real time as the American human rights bully pulpit disintegrates into ash.”

Administration officials said the call to Mr. Duterte was one of several to Southeast Asian leaders that the White House arranged after picking up signs that they felt neglected because of Mr. Trump’s intense focus on China, Japan and tensions over North Korea. On Sunday, Mr. Trump spoke to the prime ministers of Singapore and Thailand; both got White House invitations.

Mr. Duterte’s toxic reputation had already given pause to some in the White House. The Philippines is to host a summit meeting of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations in November, and officials said there was a brief debate about whether Mr. Trump should attend....