Tag Archives: Jokes

Rodrigo Duterte, Philippines’ ‘Trump,’ Runs on Rape Jokes, Violent Promises

A presidential candidate who quips about wishing he’d been first to rape a murder victim can’t usually expect to have a good shot at winning the election. This is no usual year in politics. Rodrigo Duterte, who has been likened to Donald Trump for his brash manner, is running ahead of his four opponents in the Philippines in… Read More »

Jokes about the EgyptAir hijacker divide social media

When EgyptAir Flight MS181 with 63 passengers on board was hijacked by a suspected terrorist, concerns about airport security were raised again. But as details emerged about the situation, people started sharing jokes about the hijacker’s possible motives. It seemed the man, who was pretending to be wearing a suicide belt, was less interested in terrorism and more… Read More »