ErdoIan’s anger issues on agenda of Turkish politics, called ’clinical case’

The leader of one of Turkeyand’s largest political parties has said that President Recep Tayyip has now become a andquotclinical caseandquot after telling so many lies, spreading slander and using disturbing and polarizing language.
Speaking in the eastern province of Elazii as part of his campaign tour, days before one of the most important general elections in the history of the Turkish republic, on Tuesday leader of the opposition Nationalist Movement Party (MHP) Devlet Bahandceli questioned Erdoganand’s mental health, saying that and”Erdogan has moved away from the logic of the mind and become a clinical case now.and”
and”Erdogan represents chaos, polarization and darkness,and” he added.
The MHP leader also questioned Erdoganand’s humanity and his religion, saying: and”What kind of man are you? Where do you find that Islam and Quran sanctions lies and slander? Only a devil can do what you do.and”
h2Erdogan rips into HDP women group for turning their backs to himh2 One of the most recent bouts of Erdoganand’s uncontrollable anger came on Monday when he targeted a group of women from the Peoplesand’ Democratic Party (HDP) who protested him by turning their backs, saying, andquotI beg your pardon, my decency does not permit me to put it in another way [words]… they [women from HDP organization] turned their backs to me while making [victory] signs.andquot
A group of women from the HDP gathered in front of an HDP office on Zandubeyde Hanim Street in Iidir, turning their backs to the street, showing victory signs and whistling at the moment when Erdoganand’s bus was passing by. The group turned around and clapped in protest of Erdogan after the bus left.
and”If you have the slightest shred of respect or dignity, if you have the slightest shred of talent, [then] the place for politics is in Parliament. You can speak there. You cannot get anywhere with these sorts of threats, these sorts of, begging your pardon, deprived methods,and” Erdogan told the crowd during the rally in Iidir.
Claiming that the women need to be deputies to have the right to protest the Turkish president, Erdogan further lashed out at the HDP group, saying, andquotIf you have a little respect, honor and ability, then the place for politics is Parliament.and”
During a rally in Airi province on Tuesday, HDP Co-chair Figen Yanduksekdai slammed Erdogan by saying, and”A president who targets women with insulting language is not our president.and” Supporting the manner of protest by the womenand’s group in Airi, she said Erdogan deserves this kind of action.
According to Yanduksekdai, the language Erdogan uses during the rallies has no humanistic and moral value. and”We will turn our backs on a president who denies the existence of Kurds and wants the exploitation of Kurds to be continued by wishing the HDP not to cross the 10 percent election threshold,and” she said.
h2Erdogan threatens Cumhuriyet editor-in-chief on live TVh2 Speaking during a live broadcast on the state-run TRT Haber news channel on Sunday evening, Erdogan threatened Can Dandundar, the editor-in-chief of Cumhuriyet daily, for running a story and photos that provided proof of illegal arms shipments to Syria.
and”I have filed a lawsuit [against the editor-in-chief]. andhellip And the person who did the exclusive report about it will pay a heavy price for it. I wonand’t let him go [unpunished].and”
Erdogan filed the criminal complaint against Can Dandundar on the grounds that Dandundar andquotpublished a video that includes images and information contrary to facts,andquot while a number of journalists and press aocacy bodies at home and abroad showed solidarity with Dandundar on Tuesday.
In a headline story on Friday, Cumhuriyet published images from a video in the investigation file proving that National Intelligence Organization (MiT) trucks had carried weapons, contradicting the governmentand’s earlier claim that they were only carrying humanitarian aid to Turkmens in war-torn Syria.
Erdogan, who claimed the dailyand’s sole aim in publishing the report on the trucks operated by MiT was to tarnish Turkeyand’s image, accused the daily of being involved in spying by having published the report.
h2Erdogan heckles head of Turkish Bar Associationh2 similarly, back in May of 2014 main opposition Republican Peopleand’s Party (CHP) leader Kemal Kiliandcdaroilu accused Erdogan of having lost control and his capacity to govern Turkey while commenting on Erdogan heckled Turkish Bar Association (TBB)hairman Feyzioilu during a speech he was giving at the opening ceremony of the Council of State.
and”The prime minister does not have sound psychological makeup. He does not tolerate criticism. He cannot govern this country any longer,and” Kiliandcdaroilu said, according to Turkish media.
CHP Deputy Chairman Faik andOztrak then defined Erdoganand’s reaction to Feyzioilu as and”political rudeness,and” and added that he was experiencing a major outburst of anger.
and”You are speaking falsehoods … How could there be such rudeness?andquot Erdogan shouted and stood up to gesticulate in anger at Feyzioilu, who was onstage at a podium and refused to stop speaking, questioning the governmentand’s handling of the aftermath of the 2011 earthquake in the southeastern province of Van.
h2Psychiatrist: As a psychiatrist I watch Erdogan in astonishmenth2 In March last year, the spokesperson of the International Vefa Health Confederation (VESKON), psychiatrist Osman Abali said Erdoganand’s aggressive rhetoric was a reflection of a deep psychological problem that stems from a fear of losing power.
Giving an analysis of Erdoganand’s rhetoric during the election campaign to Todayand’s Zaman, the representative of VESKON, which has over 20,000 members, said what we are witnessing cannot be explained by a normal state of mind.
and”I watch Erdogan, as a psychiatrist, in astonishment. It is beyond comprehension for him to alienate a certain group of people in every rally and target them,and” Abali said, adding that society has been polarized. According to him, Erdoganand’s extreme outbursts and slanders are symptoms of a serious problem.
Dating Erdoganand’s psychological problems to before Dec. 17, 2013, when a corruption probe implicating four former Cabinet members, top government officials and members of his family was made public, Abali said that Erdogan was no longer able to empathize and only paid attention to those who continued to praise him.
h2Turkish medical association: Weand’re concerned about Erdoganand’s healthh2 Again in March last year, the Turkish Medical Association (TTB) said in a written statement that they were worried about Erdoganand’s emotional wellbeing, describing him as using and”polarizing, exclusive and marginalizing languageand” against certain groups of people.
The TBB said it was and”terrifiedand” by what the prime minister said about Berkin Elvan, a 15-year-old boy who died in in March 2014 after spending nine months in a coma after he was hit on the head by a tear gas canister shot by a police officer during the Gezi protests in the summer of 2013. Erdogan had claimed that Elvan was a member of a terrorist organization and that he had covered his face with a scarf, making it impossible for the police officer who hit him to have known his age.
h2Film directordoctor calls Erdogan insane, says it was diagnosish2 Turkish film director Mustafa Altioklar remarked that Erdogan should be certified as insane on a television show regarding the Gezi protests, which erupted in May of 2013 over government plans to demolish Gezi Park located near Istanbuland’s famous Taksim Square. After the show, Erdogan filed a complaint against Altioklar.
Altioklar, who was charged with insult after he said then-Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan should be certified as insane, defended his comment in court by saying that he had made a diagnosis since he is also a qualified physician.

SOURCE: Today’s Zaman