Former Philippines President Ramos Lose…

Sharp criticism from his erstwhile major supporter, former Philippine President Fidel Ramos, has been a surprise antidote to the popular praise heaped on Rodrigo Duterte for the first 100 days of his administration. Outsiders might see his performance as almost entirely negative, focusing on his encouragement of murder of alleged drug dealers, insults to foreign rulers and best efforts to alienate the United States. Most Filipinos appear to see these as indicating he is a man of action rather than an erratic, unscrupulous, foul mouth with national policies driven in part by personal grudges and an unstable personality.

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