Russian President Vladimir Putin and Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte are both considered “strongman” presidents. Photo: AP

Leaders like Duterte and Putin show that dictators have their downsides. However, so do democracies

  • Checks and balances bring turbulence, and a free media can mean the freedom to lie to the people
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Russian President Vladimir Putin and Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte are both considered “strongman” presidents. Photo: AP
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