On eve of Erdogan-Trump White House visit, Turkey orders arrests of 85 energy and education staff in post-coup probe


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Originally published at: http://boingboing.net/2017/05/16/turkey-orders-arrests.html


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Wow. Sounds like Erdogan is trying really hard to one-up tRump.


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Trump would likely call these “good ideas”.


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“I’ve had these ideas all along. HILLARY WAS GOING TO DO IT TO YOU. OBAMA WAS! BUT I STOPPED IT. Now, I’m doing it to you. So it’s okay now.”

Who am I kidding. As if tRump speaks that coherently.


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Add this to the other source of friction: German authorities have granted asylum to high ranking Turkish military officers, diplomats and their families.


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Make Turkey Great Again.

MTGA…


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Joking aaide, Erdogan does indeed want to make Turkey great again.


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TrTurkin, it’s not just for breakfast anymore.


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I think I spotted a few fingers in that mix.


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But for the grace of dog.
It’s a good thing for us that ours can’t find his ass with both hands.


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Two measures are critical to reversing the democratic regression in Turkey America.

Fixed that Washington Post quote.


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