By: Elena Grace Flores
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“It’s all in his mind” Sara Duterte on why she thinks her father is afraid of her
The President’s Fear of Mayor Sara is All in His Mind
Davao City Mayor Sara Duterte responds to Senator Imee Marcos when ask why she thinks her father is afraid of her. “Why does the President, your father, repeatedly say that he is afraid of you?” Senator Imee Marcos, a Duterte ally, asked Duterte-Carpio. This is during a confirmation hearing at the Senate.
Fear of his Daughter
Davao City Mayor Sara Duterte-Carpio faces the Commission on Appointments recently. Instead of being quizzed about her promotion as Army reserve colonel, she was asked why her father President Rodrigo Duterte is “afraid” of her. Duterte praises his daughter’s political influence in separate events repeatedly. He cites her role in the ouster of Davao del Norte Rep. Pantaleon Alvarez as House Speaker hours before his third State of the Nation Address in 2018. Prior to this, the Filipino leader recalls her punching a government official in public.
The Marcos-Duterte Tandem is Hot
Senator Marcos’ Marcos-Duterte alliance revelation during the same event is currently the talk of the town via social media. However, an online poll discloses that the tandem would be between the President’s daughter and Senator Marcos’ brother, Bongbong Marcos. Many prefer Marcos to be President as per the initial intention of President Duterte prior to the elections 2016. It is when Imee Marcos is said to be his main supporter for his then Presidential campaign.