(WASHINGTON POST) “Twitter, mwitter!” Turkey Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan cried on Thursday.
Rough translation: Twitter, schmitter!
This was the last thing Erdogan said Thursday before the lights went out on Twitter near midnight. “We now have a court order,” declared Erdogan, who’s ensnared in a scandal inflamed by social media over recordings that purportedly reveal corruption in his administration. “We’ll eradicate Twitter. I don’t care what the international community says. Everyone will witness the power of the Turkish Republic.”
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