It is not every Philippine election you would see the Filipino people themselves are campaigning for a certain mayor or person to run for Presidency. It is also very unusual for a candidate who does not need to spend his money for his campaign, instead, it’s the people that spend their hard earned money for the candidate. OFWs and Balik-Bayans all over the world are campaigning for Davao’s Mayor Rodrigo Duterte through social media. How awesome is that?
Unlike his rivals Mar Roxas, Grace Poe and Binay have spent thousands or even millions of taxpayers’s money to pay famous actors/actresses to campaign for them which for me is ridiculous, it’s the opposite for Duterte. People have woken up and they need a strong leader like him, not from those stupid corrupt officials who obviously are up for their own pockets only and do not show real concern for the country.
Rodrigo Duterte hails from Davao and is a well-known mayor all over the Philippines due to his law being implemented successfully in his place and is being respected and loved by Davaoinians. That’s what prompted the people to urge him to run for President because they see how Davao is. Clean, peaceful and safe from criminals, illegal drug pushers and so many unpleasant activities that are rampant in most cities of the Philippines.
I myself, have been to Davao several times in the past and I have seen/experienced it myself how I felt truly safe while being there. An instance I will never forget why, if I had a chance to vote this coming Philippine election, I would without a doubt vote for Duterte.
During my last visit to Davao in 2013, my little sister and my two girls have just met up a friend in Abreeza mall and headed back to Matina to my auntie’s house that night. We used a taxi cab to get there. Of course, I am not familiar with the place, I just let the taxi driver drive and told him where we want to go. So he drove and drove until we noticed that we were in a secluded, very dark mountainous area and started to feel uneasy, scared and nervous. It felt like it was the longest taxi ride we’ve ever taken until finally I broke the silence and asked the driver if we’re getting there.
A couple of minutes after the long ride, I could see city lights and the sound of traffic. He then told me, he took a short cut to the shrine because Matina is right at the foot of the mountain once we passed through the narrow dark road we’d just been driving.
I was really scared for our safety that night. Had we not been in Davao I don’t know what’s going to happen to us! We could have been raped and robbed or worse, killed with the driver. But then again, we were in Davao. We were able to get home safe, unharmed and alright!
Everybody dare not commit a crime or they will be haunted by Duterte.
Yes, it is my sole testimony that we can trust Mayor Duterte to be the President to implement the law and slowly get rid of society’s bad guys! He does not live an extravagant life as a mayor, does not have luxurious things compared to those most politicians because he is NOT corrupt.
Below is a comparison of two papers, one on the left, Mayor Duterte being on a foreign newspaper praised, Roxas, the rival on the other hand, is making his own comic in order to blind Filipino voters of his so-called “heroic” action during that super typhoon Yolanda in 2013. Stupid isn’t it? To think that people especially the victims of the typhoon know very well Mar and Binay have done nothing to help them to shorten their sufferings.
…. photo not mine, lifted from a Facebook group…