Donald Trump Believes Philippines' Leader's Plan To Slaughter Millions Of Drug Users Is 'The Right Way'
It's not just China and Taiwan where Donald Trump is breaking from all normal and consistent American foreign policy standards!
The President-elect on Friday had a "very engaging, animated" conversation with the leader of the Philippines, President Rodrigo Duterte, by phone, according to reports.
Trump and Duterte are sometimes seen as very similar in their styles, respective rises to power, and their controversial statements, so the seven minute phone call between the two must have been interesting, to say the least.
Duterte has come under fire for many things, including calling President Barack Obama the "son of a whore" (what?!), but it's the leader's stance on the drug wars that is most shocking, at least in regards to The Donald.
Duterte has been a strong advocate of extrajudicial killings in an effort to fight drugs in his country, after launching an unprecedented campaign this year that went so far as to call on the police and even civilians to kill drug users as well as drug suspects.
The leader has also pledged to himself kill thousands of drug suspects in custody, lest the Philippines turn into a drug haven — and all of this disturbing violence has caused international condemnation, including from President Obama himself.
And then there's Trump, who apparently told
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