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Lovin’ the strongman

Lovin' the strongman

by digby

It's not just Putin:

"Trump was very frustrated; he wasn't getting commitments from other leaders to spend more. Many of them said, 'Well, we have to ask our parliaments. We have a process; we can't just tell you we're going to spend more, we have a legal process.' Trump turns around to the Turkish president, Recep Erdogan, and says, 'Except for Erdogan over here. He does things the right way,' and then actually fist-bumps the Turkish president."

This is what he likes:

That was Erdogan's bodyguards beating up protesters --- in Washington DC.