"There are countless horrible things happening all over the world and horrible people prospering, but we must never allow them to disturb our equanimity or deflect us from our sacred duty to sabotage and annoy them whenever possible." -Auberon Waugh
German sources suggest this coups is led by the Gulenists:https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/G%C3%BClen_movementThey are politically liberal, Gulen lives in the US, while socially conservative. Formerly Erdogan's allies, they baulk at his family's corruption. I'll take a bet each way on the benefits of the outcome.
Erdogan has been doing a very heavy-handed crackdown on Gulenists, who are very influential and can only bend so far before retaliating surely:http://qz.com/733802/a-reclusive-religious-scholar-in-pennsylvania-may-be-behind-the-attempted-coup-in-turkey/Very predictable. Hullo CIA? Anyone awake in there? US citizens should be demanding more from their Intel services.
Ya know, if Hillary gets elected...
http://www.powerlineblog.com/archives/2016/07/hillarys-first-priority-if-she-wins-to-shut-up-her-critics.phpErdogan's already shown the way. Turkification? Clintonisation?
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