“When I become president, I’ll order the police and the military to find these people and kill them. The funeral parlors will be packed … I’ll supply the dead bodies.” That was a campaign promise from Rodrigo Duterte (and one that seemed to work since he was elected president of the Philippines). Those who worked for him in the past had little doubt he’d keep that promise. From WaPo: Philippine witness: We killed for Duterte, fed body to crocodile.

+ “He offered a simple, horrifying solution that tens of millions of Filipinos elected him to implement through unrestricted police operations, death squads, and hired assassins.
Not only does Duterte follow through on his policies, but he’s killed alleged criminals himself.” Oh, and his trust rating among voters is above 90%. From GQ: Why the Philippines Loves Rodrigo Duterte.