Donald Trump has sparked up what’s bound to be an epic bromance with Pakistani Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif.
According to the Associated Press of Pakistan, which abbreviates to PML(N), Sharif called Trump Monday and congratulated him on his electoral victory. What followed what a conversation so prototypically Trumpian that I have to wonder if the Pakistani government was subtly shading him by releasing it.
The president-elect started by kissing the prime minister’s ass in an attempt to establish a chummy, even intimate rapport. Via PML(N):
“Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif you have a very good reputation. You are a terrific guy. You are doing amazing work which is visible in every way. I am looking forward to see you soon. As I am talking to you Prime Minister, I feel I am talking to a person I have known for long.”
Even when praising the country’s people, Trump managed to sound a liiiiiittle bit like a eugenicist: