The storm of Hayrunnisa Gul

The storm of Hayrunnisa GulNowadays, I would not be surprised to see slogans written on the walls that read, andquotWe are the soldiers of Hayrunnisa Gul.andquot Here is a sentence I overheard from the next table at a andquotsuper-secularandquot cafe in a andquotsuper-secularandquot neighborhood: andquotOh dear, I would certainly sign up as a member if she formed a party.

andquot After First Lady Hayrunnisa Gul said that she will start an intifada [against those attacking President Abdullah Gul]. The word andquotintifadaandquot rose to the top spot on the list of words looked up in online dictionaries.

The main opposition Republican Peopleand#39s Party (CHP) and the Nationalist Movement Party (MHP) do not need to search for a joint candidate for the next presidential election. The joint candidate is Hayrunnisa Gul.

Their mottos are also ready for their presidential candidate: andquotIntifadaandquot and andquotWorse than the Feb. 28 [1997] coup eraandquot(AHMET HAKAN, HuRRIYET.

SOURCE: Today’s Zaman