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Posted on 02/15/2014 8:33:35 AM PST by rktman
Controversial Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdoğan has been described as the savior of the Islamic world and as a new Ottoman sultan. But likening him to the wizard Saruman from The Lord of the Rings is novelas was done earlier this week by a leader in the Turkish opposition party:
[Turkey has become] a country where headlines and program flows can change with one phone call as if it were Middle-Earth in Lord of the Rings. The [person] who does it is like a Saruman the White who has lost all sense of shame, Republican Peoples Partys [CHP] deputy Emine Ülker Tarhan said in a written statement on Feb. 10.
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I liked the USA as Rohan
Obama as Wormtongue
Sorry Turks, but your nation is Near Harad; and your true ruler and king became a ringwraith centuries ago.