Philippine politics threw voters another curveball after the ruling political party endorsed President Rodrigo Duterte for vice president in the 2022 elections.
PDP-Laban, Duterte’s national political party, believes in his political clout so much that they would give him a free hand in choosing his presidential candidate, their future standard-bearer.
Rappler Malacañang reporter Pia Ranada speaks with political scientist Cleve Arguelles about the repercussions of a possible Duterte vice presidential bid.
What does it mean for the 2022 elections and our electoral system as a whole? What does it mean for the opposition and their strategy to beat Duterte and his allies at the polls?