"Who Is He To Confront Me?" - Philippines President Unloads On "Son Of A Bitch" Barack Obama

Tyler Durden's picture

What was an embarrassing weekend for president Barack Obama, whose arrival at the G-20 summit in China was a case study in diplomatic humiliation, just turned even worse when on Monday, Philippine president Rodrigo Duterte warned the US president not to question him about extrajudicial killings, or "son of a bitch I will swear at you" when the two presidents meet at a summit in Laos in the coming days.

The topic of Duterte's killing spree, supposedly involving mostly criminals and drug-traffickers, without due process has raised eyebrows most recently by the United Nations, which urged the Philippines to stop executing and killing people linked to drug business and threatened that “state actors” could be punished. As a result, two weeks ago Duterte lashed out at the UN and threatened that the country could leave the UN. "Maybe we'll just have to decide to separate from the United Nations. If you're that rude, son of a bitch, we'll just leave you," Duterte told reporters in Davao, quoted by Bloomberg. “I don't give a shit about them,” he added. “They are the ones interfering. You do not just go out and give a shitting statement against a country.”


Fast forward to today when the outspoken president lobbed a preemptive warning at Obama, and before flying to Laos where the two heads of state are set to meet, said that he is a leader of a sovereign country and is answerable only to the Filipino people. He was answering a reporter's question about how he intends to explain the extrajudicial killings to Obama. More than 2,000 suspected drug pushers and users have been killed since Duterte launched a war on drugs after taking office on June 30.

In his typical foul-mouthed style, Duterte was quoted by AP as responding: "Who does he think he is?  I am no American puppet. I am the president of a sovereign country and I am not answerable to anyone except the Filipino people, nobody but nobody. You must be respectful. Do not just throw questions. Son of a bitch I will swear at you in that forum," he said.

Duterte went on to blame the US for causing the unrest on the southern Philippines Island of Mindanao. "As a matter of fact, we inherited this problem from the United States," he said. "Why? Because they invaded this country and made us their subjugated people. Everybody has a terrible record of extra-judicial killing. Why make an issue about fighting crime?" He added: "Look at the human rights of America along that line. The way they treat the migrants there."

Duterte has earlier cursed the pope and U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon.

Aware of the firestorm his question would provoke from his less than diplomatic peer, it wasn't clear whether Obama plans to raise the issue of extrajudicial killings with Duterte during a meeting on the sidelines of the summit of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations.

"Who is he to confront me?" Duterte said, adding that the Philippines had not received an apology for misdeeds committed during the U.S. colonization of the Philippines. He pointed to the killing of Muslim Moros more than a century ago during a U.S. pacification campaign in the southern Philippines, blaming the wounds of the past as "the reason why (the south) continues to boil" with separatist insurgencies. Duterte then once again pointed to human rights problems in the United States.

Last week, Duterte said he was ready to defend his bloody crackdown on illegal drugs, which has sparked concern from the U.S. and other countries. The president also said he would demand that Obama allow him to first explain the context of his crackdown before engaging the U.S. president in a discussion of the deaths.

In response, Obama suggested Monday his planned meeting with Duterte may not go forward. "I always want to make sure if I'm having a meeting that it's productive and we're getting something done," Obama said during his news conference.

"If and when we have a meeting, this is something that is going to be brought up," Obama said, referring to the Philippines' controversial record of combating drug crime since Duterte took office earlier this year.

Obama has been attending a meeting of the Group of 20 nations in Hangzhou, China, where his infamous snub by China made global headlines over the weekend. It appears he may have hed enough snubs for one trip.

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Caleb Abell's picture

I would hope that if the lawn jockey vomits up his "moral outrage" about killing people, that Duterte demands a formal apology from the US for the US genocide in Phiippines during their US occupation.

I would also hope he also demands reparations from the US for the million or so that the US murdered in the Philippines.

djsmps's picture

That meeting will be canceled.

koan's picture

Duterte for POTUS.

ebear's picture

"Duterte for POTUS."

Repeal the 4th Amendment.

koan's picture

You believe that is still in effect in the US?


I guess it depends on how much money you have.

ilovetexas's picture

LOL. Man, this guys speaks the heart of millions of Americans. Yeah, SOB!

the.ghost.of.22wmr's picture
the.ghost.of.22wmr (not verified) ilovetexas Sep 5, 2016 10:57 AM

I'd like to know if Duterte has forsaken all forms of USA welfare and military aid.


If not he is full of shit, just like the "millions of Americans" you are referring to.

Uzda Farce's picture
Uzda Farce (not verified) ilovetexas Sep 5, 2016 11:38 AM

How u know ur name not on the hit list? Be careful what u wish for...

just the tip's picture

in a way, i can see the HNIC point of view.  i mean look at it.  over 2K drug dealers KIA.  that has got to be cutting into the CIA distribution checking account.  or cash flow.  whichever.  so of course the hypocrite HNIC is going to say something.  i wonder if President Duterte will ask if he can use some of the HNIC drones to do the killing.  you know like at hospitals and wedding parties and funerals.  just like the HNIC does in the ME.  so in that context i can see the HNIC point of view.

expect this guy to show up in Laos wearing a FIGHT CLUB shirt.

truth serum's picture

Duterte, he is right, fuck O'BOMB'A and the Zio-Cons they have murdered millions of innocents for their greedy bankster buddies, thats a FACT !

Robert Trip's picture

I can't think of one "Ruler" of a country who doesn't have his or hers or it's weaknesses.

Their citizens die or disappear in a myriad of ways.

At least this Filipino fellow is right up front with it.

He warned the drug dealers he was going to be right in their face and he carried through.

Let's not forget the 35,000 addicts who turned themselves in and who are now getting treatment to kick the habit.

He is waging a REAL war on drugs, not like our phony war on drugs.

I give credit where credit is due and this guy gets credit.

No safe spaces and druggies lawyering up over there.


RiverRoad's picture

Hell, the Clintons off people left and right and no one says "Boo".

ebear's picture

"He is waging a REAL war on drugs, not like our phony war on drugs."

And you know that exactly how?   Because he said so?

How would you feel if he came after YOUR favorite drug?  Oh wait, that one's legal and doesn't cause any social or physical harm right?

Gentlemen!  A toast to getting the job done right, Duterte style. 


BGO's picture

Someone needs to teach Duterte how to properly use popular swear words.

SwiffFiffteh's picture

No way, his syntax choices make his statements all the more hilarious. Do not fix what is already awesome.

Usura's picture

Funny that the Phillipines is now a "law and order" state, while the US is the mecca of "corruption".

During the "cold war", I never thought I would see the day when the Russian press would be more truthful than the Western press.  But this was true for a time, even tough RT.com is going down hill at this point.  PressTV.com out of Iran is currently better.

ebear's picture

"Funny that the Phillipines is now a "law and order" state"

Any state the operates without the legal equivalent of the US 4th Amendment is a POLICE STATE.

The 1st and 2nd amendments mean nothing without the 4th.


truth serum's picture

Duterte, he is right, fuck O'BOMB'A and the Zio-Cons they have murdered millions of innocents for their greedy bankster buddies, thats a FACT !

truth serum's picture

(Copied fron Sun commentor)... on point with Putin etc.

"Barack Obama is a massive inferiority complex, which he tries to cover with bluster and bravado. He gets away with it in the United States and in some countries, but when he is in the presence of a real man, he is easily found out.  What a wimp!!!  A regular girlie-man. "

bart12's picture

As we know Obama is a result of an illegitmate relationship between a black man and a white woman.  Duterte was right to call Barack Obama 'son of a bitch because based on the moral standard in the 60s.. If the child is borned out of the wedlock, the son is a bastard and the mother is a bitch'.

Robert Trip's picture

If you get busted with a briefcase with 2 Kilos of heroin inside, why the need for a trial?

The Filipino fellow has the right answer.

"No need."

Uzda Farce's picture
Uzda Farce (not verified) Robert Trip Sep 5, 2016 11:44 AM

If gov sez u had 5 grams of crack in your car, why the need for a trial? If ur neighbor calls in a "tip" that your kid is a druggie, why the need for a trial? Up against the wall, comrade!

Shhh dont wake the VIX's picture

Obama sanctions drone killings so he can't be the champion of Due Process.  It just doesn't work that way, folks.


Atomizer's picture

Loretta Lynch manhanding FBI Director Comey to keep the Clinton charges down to probation. One day to enter classified email certification classes. 

MADtv Sexual Harrassment

A,B,C,D,E, F for fuck you cunts. We own you little bastards. 


radio man's picture

I was under the impression that electing the chimp would make America respected again.

tarabel's picture



It will...

on January 20th, 2017.


Atomizer's picture

You'll figure it out once the next batch of motor boarding repreats FOX news. Think AZ tarmac. 

Mad TV - Sexual Harassment Lessons

Conchy Joe's picture

Dude is the definition of WOKE

possibly crazy too - but woke as fuck

"You must be respectful. Do not just throw away questions and statements. Son of a whore, I will curse you in that forum," Duterte told a news conference shortly before flying to Laos to attend a summit.

Ironically the whore side of the family was the good side that took responsibility to actually raise him

NoWayJose's picture

If you get caught with drugs in the Philippines you die. If you get caught shooting someone in Chicago during a drug deal you get probation and are back on the street.

In 3 years, which place will be safer for the people living there?

dchang0's picture

Depends on whether Duterte decides to become a tin-pot dictator, killing his political opposition willy-nilly.

In spite of the spike in violence in Chicago, the numbers are far less than dictators have killed in the past.

Chicago's murders in 2016 measure in the hundreds. Pol Pot's murders during his four year term measured 1 to 3 million.

jm's picture

We give these countries foreign aid, we let them sell their crap in our markets putting our unskilled workers here on the dole, and then the talk to us worse than they do their livestock.

Something is deeply wrong.

truth serum's picture

Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte called Barack Obama a "son of a whore", nice to hear the president of a sovereign nation talk truth.

Yars Revenge's picture

Next to Trump, Duterte is quickly becoming my favorite world leader.

steelrules's picture

I'm starting to like this Rodrigo Duterte guy.

Vinividivinci's picture

10k gold-plated turds, each and every one of these fuckers.

Robert Trip's picture

This is the kind of war we should be waging against the Mexican cartels, not like this phony war we have now.

Even Trump doesn't go far enough but his heart is in the right place.

He just wants to build a wall to try and keep them out but this Filipino guy eliminates them when they make a move on his people Hats off to a ruler who truly recognizes the immense harm done to his people by these slime-ball violent drug pushers who would put a bullet in you just the same as look at you.


GreatUncle's picture

Simple yes or no do ... Do you support CIA operatives drug smuggling also being in the list?

That is how screwed up the world is but you can shoot a president legally in the Philipines I guess if you can get him there.


Check it out you might want to read the Clinton Chronicles in full but it is long.

Welcome to the dark side and enjoy the red pill as all is not as it seems ... can make you a drug dealer real easy then you can be shot in the Philipines because everybody believes the honest truthful MSM.

Only sound advice is don't go there just like Turkey, or Saudi Arabia, Israel, Pakistan, Iraq, Iran, Libya, Syria, Ukraine ... wow fuck didn't realise the list has grown awesome. Never even mentioned Venezuela or Brasil to that idylic place in the sun called Mexico.

Actually in comparison, China and Russia seem safe, I know you don't like them but seems fair to mention in this context.


NoWayJose's picture

Drones patrolling the border fence with night vision - backed by some rapid deployment border patrol agents - and given a shoot to kill order for anyone who runs - no more cartel.

If you have a wall, then anyone crossing it is intentional.

NoWayJose's picture

Duterte to Obama - your FBI does not give criminals like Hillary, Huma, Mills, etc - a trial either!

cubicyard's picture

Tourette's syndrome. Everyone must have run across one of these. Every second or third word is a  swear word. Makes 'normal' people want

to cross the street beforehand. Don't believe they can help it, also believe everyone swears but most do so quietly.

WillyGroper's picture

i like this guy. ;D

me or you's picture

That stupid NIGGER so hated at home as worldwide too.

Chuckster's picture

Us Americans hate it when someone tells it like it is.

Hillarys Server's picture
"Who Is He To Confront Me?"

-- He's our Kenyan squatter in the White House, so there!

I can't believe how rude some people can be.


Who was that masked man's picture

Our President's "legacy" is shaping up to be one of golf, failed policies, and international disrespect.  He has not learned that respect is EARNED.