LONDON, U.K.—“Bongbong” Marcos didn’t just win the presidential election in the Philippines this week. He won it by a two-to-one landslide, despite the fact that he is the extremely entitled son of a former president who stole at least $10-billion and a mother who spent the loot partly on the world’s most extensive collection of designer shoes (3,000 pairs).

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