President Rodrigo Duterte’s chief authorized adviser minced no phrases in slamming the Kuwait Times after its unflattering editorial cartoons on the nation’s head of state lately turned a web based hit.
Chief Presidential Legal Counsel Salvador Panelo mentioned the Kuwaiti Times’ cartoons on Duterte are the “exact opposite of reality” provided that Duterte continues to take pleasure in excessive reputation amongst Filipinos.
“Those Kuwaiti Times cartoons in so far as it projects PRRD as a murderer is excessively stupid, destructively moronic, outrightly malicious and the exact opposite of reality…,” he mentioned in an announcement Sunday (July 9).
Aside from garnering excessive public satisfaction rankings, Panelo famous that at least the Supreme Court and Congress have backed Duterte’s declaration of martial regulation in Mindanao.
Since August final yr, the Kuwait Times has printed six editorial cartoons that includes Duterte as a bloodthirsty assassin. Its most up-to-date caricature, which got here out on May 30 or a number of days after the declaration of martial regulation, tagged the President as a member of the “Moron Liberation Front.”