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Terrifying idea

05:02 AM January 02, 2019

Defense Secretary Delfin Lorenzana may have missed the punch line of his boss during one of the latter’s comic routines, when the President expressed his wish to form a death squad to kill NPA members and idlers in communities. As explained by the Palace, it was a joke, a punch line meant to break the ice during a speech. And as we all know, we have a jokester as President!

But, as we were all moving on from that statement, the defense secretary said he thought Mr. Duterte’s proposal was a really good idea. What? A government death squad here, now, in the present? Maybe Lorenzana needs to sleep on it and let it go.

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Does having death squads make us proud Filipinos?

JOSE SANTAMARIA,

FEATURED STORIES

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