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    Syria: Turkey war planes launch strikes on Afrin

    This'll end in tears, mark my words
    If you tolerate this, then your children will be next.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Ominous Gamer View Post
    Being upset is understandable, but be upset at yourself for poor planning, not at the world by acting like a spoiled bitch during an interview.

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    This is just so stupid and dangerous:

    https://edition.cnn.com/2018/02/15/p...tor/index.html
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    https://www.rferl.org/a/turkey-presi.../29313583.html

    Incredible rally. Will Erdogan rig the election?
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    The question isn't whether he will, it's how blatant he's willing to do it.
    Hope is the denial of reality

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    A big CHP rally in İzmir says nothing about the way the elections will go.
    Greece shows us that there is a kind of politician worse than the ones that break their election promises; the ones that keep their election promises.

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    Erdogan claiming victory. The opposition claiming the votes were rigged.

    Not much surprise there then.
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    The elections were probably not rigged. They also were not fair.
    Greece shows us that there is a kind of politician worse than the ones that break their election promises; the ones that keep their election promises.

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    I'm not convinced there was no rigging on the margin. A few percent wouldn't be hard to pull off and has been done recently in Istanbul.
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    A few percent can make all the difference here as well with the 50% threshold.

    The BBC was reporting earlier that the official Turkish media and the independent counts were showing quite different figures at one stage.
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    The official count seemed to have gotten a lot of data before it was even reported. But the vote tallies do seem to be converging.
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    Ah that makes sense.
    Quote Originally Posted by Ominous Gamer View Post
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    Quote Originally Posted by Loki View Post
    The official count seemed to have gotten a lot of data before it was even reported. But the vote tallies do seem to be converging.
    Yes. Incredible, but he won. His supporters were celebrating loudly. It was sort of smart to have elections now and it will have helped that every move of the president is covered on all the channels where the opposition leaders get little to no mention.
    Greece shows us that there is a kind of politician worse than the ones that break their election promises; the ones that keep their election promises.

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    Only a matter of time before a severe economic crisis. Let's see how loyal his supporters are then.
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    If only every European nation was led by a dictator who would increase military expenditure rather than having Parliamentary democracies ... what could possibly go wrong there?
    Quote Originally Posted by Ominous Gamer View Post
    Being upset is understandable, but be upset at yourself for poor planning, not at the world by acting like a spoiled bitch during an interview.

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