...I make a conscious effort to avoid them. Particularly politics. Mostly because I'm not an authority on the subject, and this country's politics aren't always easy to understand (by me anyway). I'm also unclear about where the line is that I should not step over, as far as it affects my blog. Those of you living in Turkey are well aware of the various websites that have been banned because someone in Ankara decided that someone had spoken out of turn, and that although we supposedly have a democracy here, we don't actually really have freedom of speech.
So, that's as far as I will go on this particular taboo subject, except that I've recently subscribed to Slate magazine through Facebook, which has some brilliant articles at times, and this morning came across this one which you may find interesting:
....................just one more reason why the sooner Erdoğan and his party are out of power...the better.