Erdogan's Democratic comprehension (or lack thereof) - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • Adam
    • 19.06.10 | 11:46 (IDT)

    He is really showing his lack of understanding of the meaning of democracy, which in turn speaks volumes about turkey's version of democracy. To Erdogan: In a true democracy the people are the gov't, you fool! anti Israeli gov't = anti Israel. We, the people, selected our gov't. The gov't speaks and acts for the people. When we decide the gov't is not acting in the people's interest anymore, we vote it out and vote in a new one. Are you, Erdogan, trying to make a point that you and your gov't do not represent your people???

    from the article: Israeli minister hits back: Erdogan is the enemy, not Turkey
    First published 11:12 19.06.10 | Last updated 17:11 19.06.10
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