Because what Parlade is doing is taking a page from Palparan’s, and Marcos’, and ultimately, the CIA’s playbook. He thinks that barbarity will result in fear, and thus compliance. He thinks that the way to curb legitimate dissent is by becoming an aswang; a murderer in the night, and desecrator of the flesh.
Tags: Brig. Gen. Antonio Parlade Jr.
“It [Parlade’s presence] is akin to a serial rapist or serial murderer who barges cockily into a meeting of victims and their kin.”