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BEN KRITZOBSERVING the uproar that has erupted over the past couple of days as a result of President Rodrigo Durterte’s sudden clampdown on the Philippine Charity Sweepstakes Office’s (PCSO) gaming operations has been entertaining, for reasons that mostly do not put the government or the vast majority of the population that supports it in a good light. First, there is the comical way in which the administration handled the decision, from the non-standard method of its announcement to the baduy show of police physically “closing” PCSO outlets, to the managed dribble of news in the aftermath to justify the ... more