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President Rodrigo Duterte assailed the executives of the Anti-Money Laundering Council (AMLC) and said the they didn't resign immediately, they would be charged with a crime and treated as a drug addict. Should he be removed from power?

President Rodrigo Duterte assailed the executives of the Anti-Money Laundering Council (AMLC) and said the they didn't resign immediately, they would be charged with a crime and treated as a drug addict. Should he be removed from power?
  • His behaviour is becoming dangerous

    President Rodrigo Duterte has made some alarming statements over the past couple of weeks which have seriously called into question his fitness to preside as leader over the country. He is almost certain to be subject to a triple murder investigation in the near future and his erratic presence at the head of government is currently undermining the country on the international stage and making the civil situation dangerously volatile.

  • He is causing unrest.

    The Philippines is in a precarious state. There is more and more unrest every day. The things that Duterte is saying are becoming more and more erratic. For example he called Americans "idiots." Duterte should step down so that the people in his country can have peace again. He is letting society unravel.

  • Yes, Duterte should be removed from power.

    Yes, Duterte should be removed from power. What he is suggested is horrifying. Since Duterte has been known to call for the deaths of drug addicts, his proposal to treat the executives of the Anti-Money Laundering Council as drug addicts is tantamount to calling for the deaths of his political rivals.

  • No, the maintenance of a legally run government agency is under his purview as president.

    In this day and age, corruption, particularly when it comes to monolithic financial institutions that are ei . Politicians have a natural tendency to be ambiguous in character and declaration about such matters, which is understandable given the nature of their profession and the unavoidable need for financial support and stablility. But while this kind of neglect may be understandable, it is not acceptable. In fact is refreshing and encouraging to see a world leader be bold about ethical issues in his own government. It shows a sense of honor to the process of his government and a genuine care for his country, including for (even if indirectly) the citizens who reside there.


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