As Turkey goes to the polls, Erdogan’s future may hang in the balance
And democracy’s too, considering the prime minister's predilection for fighting Twitter and other forms of expression.
The question underlying Turkey’s local elections Sunday is whether the people or audio recordings will control the country, Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan declared at a recent rally. The recordings refer to the bombshells that Erdogan opponent and Turkey’s most influential preacher, Fethullah Gulen, has disseminated in recent weeks. They reflect what Erdogan calls “the parallel...
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