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by Oui (Oui) on Mon May 15th, 2023 at 08:15:35 PM EST
Politico.com.eu 2023 2nd Round Poll of Polls predicts Erdogan will lose votes! And dismisses coalition alignment in parliament!

Unlikely nationalist kingmaker [!] sees his moment in Turkey election run[-]off
< wipes tears >
"Oğan and his 'Ancestral Alliance'"
Hailing from the far eastern city of Iğdır, near the Armenian border, Oğan has been a fractious rebel in the [CHP] nationalist movement [?]. He is a former parliamentarian, who was expelled from the MHP, Erdoğan's nationalist allies [?].
TRT to world: wut
As far as the May 28 race goes, he is keeping his cards close to his chest and is saying he will hold consultations with his "Ancestral Alliance" and his "fellow travelers" [communists? "kemalists"? "islamists"?]. Turkish media < wipes tears > reported he received phone calls from both Kılıçdaroğlu and former Prime Minister Binali Yıldırım, one of Erdoğan's heavyweights in the AK party. Hinting at a potential tie-up [sic], Engin Özkoç, deputy group chair from Kılıçdaroğlu's CHP [Nation's Alliance] in the parliament, said the phone chat between Kılıçdaroğlu and Oğan was very positive. ....
by Cat on Mon May 15th, 2023 at 09:29:38 PM EST
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