War against the poor

04:02 AM February 24, 2020

Following Vice President Leni Robredo’s 18-day stint as cochair of the Inter-agency Committee on Anti-illegal Drugs, the VP finally released her findings on the so-called drug war of President Duterte.

In a nutshell, Robredo’s study brought to light just how little the drug war has quelled the country’s drug problem. The report was not intended to criticize Mr. Duterte politically, but merely to support and enlighten him on the status of his war on drugs based on actual reports from the government agencies themselves.


Remember when they had drug raids in exclusive gated villages? I don’t. Oh wait, that’s because those never happened. Because this war is actually just a war against the poor. We must agree with the Vice President that Mr. Duterte’s war on drugs is a massive failure.

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