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Trillanes on anti-Duterte ad: Truth definitely hurts

By: - Reporter / @MAgerINQ
/ 11:20 AM May 06, 2016
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Senator Antonio Trillanes IV (L) and Davao City Mayor Rodrigo Duterte. INQUIRER/CDN FILE PHOTOS

“The truth definitely hurts.”

This was how Senator Antonio Trillanes IV shot back on Friday at those criticizing a television advertisement against Davao City Mayor Rodrigo Duterte aired over ABS-CBN and is now circulating in social media.

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ABS-CBN said the ad, which uses children questioning Duterte’s use of foul language, was paid for by Trillanes.

READ: ABS-CBN on ‘anti-Duterte’ TVC: We are duty-bound to air legitimate ad

Trillanes said the children were “purposely used to hammer the message that they should always be part of the consideration in our choice of leaders of the country not only because it is for their future but also because they will emulate these leaders.”

“Besides, the children were shown in a positive light and all pertinent laws were strictly followed,” he said in a statement.

“But wait, Dutertards are suddenly concerned about children? Yet they laugh every time Duterte cusses and jokes about his penis and rape not realizing that children are listening too?”

“Such hypocrisy, right? Now, that’s what the ad is all about too,” Trillanes added.

The senator earlier accused Duterte of  owning at least P2.4 billion bank deposits aside from several properties which were not reflected in his statement of assets, liabilities and net worth.

Trillanes also filed a plunder case at the Office of the Ombudsman Thursday against the mayor over alleged ghost employees in Davao. CDG/rga

READ: Duterte used bank accounts to launder funds from ‘ghost workers’–Trillanes

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