Philippine leader Rodrigo Duterte has placed martial law over his country to battle an ISIS insurgency.
ISIS has removed over 50,000 people from their homes, due to the fighting, and have reportedly killed people for failing to cite the koran properly.
In a poorly made ‘joke’ President Duterte stated to his troops in a speech: ‘For this martial law and the consequences of martial law and the ramifications of martial law, I and I alone would be responsible.
‘Just do your work. I will handle the rest. I will be imprisoned for you. If you rape three (women), I will say that I did it.’
Not surprisingly that remark was met with widespread condemnation.
Wednesday Duterte tried to defend himself saying it was sarcasm and targeted people who condemned him.
Especially Chelsea Clinton.
Duterte said today: ‘These whores, they hear “rape”. Like, like Chelsea, she slammed me. I was not joking, I was being sarcastic. Listen to the speech. I do not laugh at my own jokes.’
‘I will tell her, when your father, the president of the United States, was f***ing Lewinsky and the girls in the White House, how did you feel? Did you slam your father?’
Chelsea wrote a second post stating, ‘Duterte is a murderous thug with no regard for human rights. It’s important to keep pointing that out and that rape is never a joke.’
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