In an interview with President Rodrigo Duterte in Davao del Sur, he admits taking a heavy dose of
painkillers which is the Fentanyl, a pain killer, due to his a spinal injury he got from a motorcycle mishap. In addition to that Politically however, Duterte is already immune to the to pain politically ever since starting when he was elected as the President of the Philippines in 2016. It can be recalled that SPO3 Arthur Lascanas and Edgar Matobato, the self-confessed hitman hitmen who have accused President Duterte of leading the Davao Death Squad during his term as the mayor of the Davao City for almost two decades.
“I’m beyond pain politically because I don’t have any other ambitions. I am focused on my work.”
Moreover, Duterte has learned the art of ignoring some of the issues created by his opponents in the government. According to the President, there are circulating intrigues that do not deserve more of his time and effort; there are too many problems in the Philippines that need to be corrected.
“These are the kinds of critics that we have to pass by, and maybe some of my supporters are offended.”
In regards to intrigues
that involving him and the Vice President of the Philippines Leni Robredo, Duterte bravely confessed during his interview in Davao City that issues and tensions between the two of them should be gone subside. Aside from winning When he won the presidency President position during the last election time, he said that has he never used any black propaganda to beat his opponents in government, and indeed he considered he considers the idea it as an immature way and “kind of garbage“ that he will never spend his waste time doing it.
“No, it will die, and I won the presidency in the first place. Why would I bother myself with that kind of garbage? It’s not my job, and even when I was a mayor vis-à-vis with my political opponents I never really used black propaganda.”