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Neo-Ottoman and Islamist kitsch used by some AKP MP candidates… #TurkeyElections

Neo-Ottoman kitsch inspirated by Erdoğan’s own performance.
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“My reference is Allah” TABLdotTV ‏@TABLdotTV AKP’den #Malatya aday adayı olan [Malatya] #ZerTv YKB #AbuzerAydın, afiş çalısmasına; “Referansım Allahtir” yazdırdı.
Ne Çok Konuştun ‏@DurBirDinlee Dini siyasete alet etmek, temsili değil.
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