June 08, 2015

Wait! What's This?



Turkey's Islamist AKP party, which supports the countries increasingly authoritarian and Ottomanesque leader, did not get the votes to extend his term.

It gets BETTER! They LOST seats! So many in fact, that they no longer control the legislature.

This is the best international news I've heard all year. Turkeys descent into crazy was particularly disturbing for a couple of reasons. Turkey is in NATO. Furthermore, the ascent of islamism in a nation that had made great strides by embracing disestablishmentarianism and secularism in government was a grim barometer of the mood of the people in that part of the world.

This, on the other hand is a happy, hopeful barometer!





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