Davao City mayor and presidential bet Rodrigo Duterte has been breaking news record online since his controversial rape joke erupted several days ago.
But his solid supporters never ceased to campaign for him, finding ways on how to sway public attention to some things in favor of the mayor.
Duterte is still leading the surveys in the latest surveys despite of the controversial joke.
To those people who think Duterte become known only lately, you are wrong. Duterte has been popular and mentioned in a number of national news and even featured in films as early as two decades ago.
While Leni Robredo, Chiz Escudero, Antonio Trillanes, and especially Grace Poe were virtually unknown to many Filipino people two decased ago, Duterte was mentioned in films and TV programs.
Watch a sample below from the 1994 film “Mistah” starring Robin Padilla.
Mistah is a 1994 Filipino action film starring Robin Padilla,Roi Vinzon,Rustom Padilla,Rommel Padilla and Ana Roces. “Mistah” is a military slang meaning “batchmates”.
Mistah was a popular action film during 90’s where Tagalog action films were hitting local box office. /Juliet Cator/