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From ‘son of a whore’ to ‘softly.’ A toned-down Duterte takes the show from the Philippines to Beijing.

BEIJING — Here is a word rarely used to describe Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte: soft. He is famous for lighti ng rhetorical fireworks where a single match might suffice. He used a slang term that translates as “son of a whore” while blasting President Barack Obama. He offered the European Union an unequivocal (unprintable) "f you." That’s […]
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