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  •  It is usually a serious error not to replace such (0+ / 0-)

    a controversial figure for the sake of stability, if for nothing else.  And his popularity among many will begin to wear thin when it is seen he can't manage a few demonstrators.
    I can't imagine that others can't step up and bring a peaceful end to this turmoil.  Bloodshed follows this type of rigid stance.  

    •  He will probably become even more popular... (0+ / 0-)

      After all, he's just implementing a Turkish version of the "Southern Strategy"--dividing and conquering.  I presume that the Turkish government is probably ridiculously gerrymandered in the current government's favor.


      by LordMike on Tue Jun 11, 2013 at 09:38:46 PM PDT

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