If you’ve been following events in Turkey, this blog is for you!
UPDATE: this is a little satire piece I wrote originally on January 17th, in which I theorized that Erdogan was “crazy” like a fox, and that his recent shift to the right was designed to smoke out or separate his enemies from himself before a purge.
Yesterday the Turkish parliament voted mostly along party lines NOT to impeach his four ministers accused of corruption –however — some Erdogan party members voted with the minority opposition, for impeachment. For one minister it was razor close, two more cross-over votes and his case would have been referred to the Turkish version of a Supreme Court for impeachment proceedings.
This would have been a huge embarrassment to Ergodan and probably set off his infamous temper.
As to the future purge I predicted, I’ll let you draw your own conclusions, but here’s a tidbit from todays news:
“This is an operation against Recep Tayyip…
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