Trump and Duterte to hang out

Apparently, they are best friends:  During their “very friendly conversation,” the administration said in a late-night statement, Mr. Trump invited Mr. Duterte, an authoritarian leader accused of ordering extrajudicial killings of drug suspects in the Philippines, to visit him at the White House.  This from the NYT by Marc Landler where you can read much more.

Better still, watch this excellent documentary on the killings sanctioned and encouraged by Duterte in the Philippines.  It is difficult to stomach:

Share this on Facebook etc.  Let’s make it quite clear who Donald’s friends are.  Does Lee Zeldin approve?

About D. Posnett MD

Emeritus Prof. of Medicine, Weill Cornell Medical College
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