President Rodrigo Duterte criticized detained Senator Leila De Lima after the latter commented again over the Chief Executive’s decision to allow Chinese fishermen to roam around West Philippine Sea.
In a chance interview, President Duterte said that if De Lima really wanted to defend the country from China, he would make way for the lady Senator to travel there as quickly as possible by tying his critic to a rocket.
“Kung ano-anong pinag-isip… nandoon sa presohan si De Lima. Kung ano na lang ang sinasabi, attack, ganon. Ikaw, itali kita ng kwitis na malaki, ikaw ang pa… pasiritin ko doon sa Spratlys,” Duterte said.
“I will order in Bulacan the greatest… the biggest kwitis that we can ever make. Itali kita, sindihan ko. Mauna ka na doon,” he added.
He would also glad to tie her former boyfriend and driver-bodyguard Ronnie Dayan in a smaller rocket so they could be together again.
The President became more serious as he talked about De Lima, urging the lady Senator to keep silence.
He even mentioned again the alleged leaked private video of the lady Senator together with another man.
“No, you do not have the moral right. Not even… Kaya kung ayaw mo pag-usapan ‘yan kasi sabi mo may mga anak ka, eh ‘yung… Do not tempt too much na ‘pag marunong ka. You keep quiet,” Duterte said.
“You clear yourself, prove to us that hindi ikaw, si ano ‘yon, kung sino ‘yon kamukha mo lang. O baka ayaw mo lang sabihin may twin sister ka, or you just don’t want to say you have a twin sister,” he added.
De Lima’s camp repeatedly denied that the lady senator has a record of her private times.
On Friday, De Lima criticized Duterte for his recent statements, saying that he cannot escape the bad acts he committed forever.
“Sa halip na ilabas ang tapang niya para ipagtanggol ang mga Pilipinong mangingisda at ang dignidad ng ating bansa mula sa Tsina, nanakot pa itong si Duterte na ipakukulong ang sinumang magsasampa ng kasong impeachment laban sa kanya,” De Lima said in a statement.
“Nasa tuktok ka man ngayon, hindi mo pa rin kayang takutin ang lahat ng tao, Ginoong Duterte. Higit sa lahat, hinding-hindi mo matatakasan ang panahon ng paniningil para sa mga kasalanan at pagtataksil mo sa bayan.” she added.