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look at his works not his words

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Submitted by servet cevik (Turkey), Sep 24, 2014 at 10:38

in turkish we have a saying "if you want to know a person, look at his works not his words"

so if you want to evaluate erdogan in a realistic way look at what he does and how he behaves to the jewish businessmen behind closed doors.

what he says and how he acts on public tv channels is just populist cheap islamic rhetoric to fool his foolish followers. he needs to do such thing to fortify his muslim image.

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Daniel Pipes replies:

That makes sense but here is a case for the opposite: http://www.danielpipes.org/233/both-sides-of-their-mouths-arab-leaders-private-vs-public

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