Not what I would call an “upbeat” session.
Late Sunday evening we explained how Turkish autocrat and genocidal goblin, Recep TayyipÂ Erdogan, has engineered a diplomatic crisis with the U.S. by effectively taking hostages and demanding the extradition of arch nemesisÂ Fethullah Gulen in exchange for their release. Well…
This of course stems directly from Erdogan’s ongoing efforts to bring arch nemesisÂ Fethullah Gulen to “justice.” Pretty much anything that goes wrong for Erdogan gets blamed one of two things: 1) a Kurdish conspiracy, 2) a Gulen-linked conspiracy. This latest spat with Washington is no exception.Â
Turkish President â€” and man who thinks democracy is really, really fucking overrated â€” Recep Tayyip ErdoÄŸan has heard all the folk song Karaoke that he cares to hear, which is why on Friday, he banned singing.
The outcome removes prevailing uncertainty in Turkish politics, â€œat least in the short-term,â€ says Rabobankâ€™s Piotr Matys who sees scope for the lira to rally to 3.5561 against the dollar, and then 3.40 as â€œthe next potential short-term targetâ€