Netizens blast Rappler after saying that Duterte visit in Indonesia will be greeted with protest

A day before President Duterte arrives in Indonesia for a working visit, Rappler issued a warning that the visit will be meet with protest.

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But the Rappler prediction turned out to be a dud!

The Indonesian people gave President Duterte and his entourage a warm reception. Check out the video below.

Ibang level na talaga ang kasikatan ni PD30!

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Netizens wasted no seconds in castigating Rappler for their pessimistic view of the Duterte visit in Indonesia.

Miir Dim Gagu says:

A MOMENT OF SILENCE. PLEASE.. An analyst just died! condolence Rappler! hahaha

Antonio Luna says:

The mainstream media just crossed the point of no return! They are self-confessed intelligent being and remember that smart people always outrun them.

LET IT BE KNOWN TO ALL MANKIND THAT 2016 IS THE YEAR OF MAINSTREAM MEDIA DOWNFALL!

Renan Yeil says:

I still don’t get why Political Analysts still think Duterte is a normal Politican, that’s why their analysis on Duterte is always wrong. They should think outside the box as Duterte is history in a making.

Erlinda Hade Jimenez says:

Alam mo Rappler ayokong magmura kasi umagang umaga pero….Hinayupak ka.. Tuwang tuwa nga mga Indonesians sa pagpunta ni Digong doon bakit sa balita mo baligtad na naman.

Angenoel Zaballero says:

EDI nga nga kaayo ngayon? ang titigas ng pagmumukha nyo! pwe! pwde ba magsilayasan kaayu. nakakahiya kayo! wala kaayung malasakit sa bayan! kampon ng kadilawan!!

Tatz Art says:

Ito ba ang sinasabi nang mga pilipinong nag asal talangka at ng mga dayuhang nakisawsaw na sa mga media na bayaran lng nakakuha ng impormasyon ito ba ang sinasabi nilang mass murderer? mahiya po naman kayo.Kahit sa picture lng dama ko ang pgmamahal at respito ng mga pilipino at Indonesian sa ating pangulong Duterte.

Meanwhile, Rappler defended its post and responds:

Rappler The analyst, Dewi Fortuna Anwar, is an ASEAN expert and a former presidential spokesperson under Indonesian President BJ Habibie. She, like everyone, is entitled to an opinion especially on the matter – not just you. http://www.rappler.com/…/145624-duterte-visit-jokowi… Stop shooting the messenger.
We remind you that, like the President said, it is our duty to ask questions: http://www.rappler.com/nation/145760-duterte-media-duty-ask-questions

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