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Astonishing Images of Turkish Protests

You probably saw our story the other day, “Thousands in Turkey Protest Obama,” which will give you all the details. I’m also sure you saw these images on U.S. TV, right? Yeah, right. Well, last night Truthteller discovered these incredible images at Der Spiegel, the German newspaper site that emphasize the highly significant meaning that these demonstrations, across Turkey, were exceptionally well-planned and symbolically powerful. The first image‘s caption is “Not everyone was happy to see the US president. Demonstrators were on hand in Istanbul to protest US policy in the Middle East.” No kidding:

Demonstrators shout anti-U.S President Barack Obama slogans during a protest in Istanbul April 7, 2009. Obama is on the last leg of his debut trip on the world stage as president. He is trying to rebuild ties with Muslims after anger at the invasion of Iraq and war in Afghanistan, made more urgent by a strengthening al Qaeda and Taliban insurgency.Picture taken with a fish-eye lens. REUTERS/Pawel Kopczynski (TURKEY CONFLICT POLITICS)

Demonstrators shout anti-U.S President Barack Obama slogans during a protest in Istanbul April 7, 2009. Obama is on the last leg of his debut trip on the world stage as president. He is trying to rebuild ties with Muslims after anger at the invasion of Iraq and war in Afghanistan, made more urgent by a strengthening al Qaeda and Taliban insurgency.Picture taken with a fish-eye lens. REUTERS/Pawel Kopczynski (TURKEY CONFLICT POLITICS)

Second image: “Many invited Obama to head back home. He had planned to do just that on Tuesday — but then made a surprise stop in Iraq to visit US troops on Tuesday.”

Protestors hold a banner against US President Barack Obama's visit during a demonstration in Istanbul on April 6, 2009. Obama, seeking to boost ties with a key Muslim ally, firmly backed Turkey's bid to join the EU and tread carefully on Armenia's decades-old claims of genocide. AFP PHOTO / MUSTAFA OZER

Protestors hold a banner against US President Barack Obama's visit during a demonstration in Istanbul on April 6, 2009. Obama, seeking to boost ties with a key Muslim ally, firmly backed Turkey's bid to join the EU and tread carefully on Armenia's decades-old claims of genocide. AFP PHOTO / MUSTAFA OZER

Third image: “Turkish demonstrators walking on a photo of Barack Obama in Istanbul.”

Turkish demonstrators walk on a picture of US President Barack Obama during a protest in Istanbul on April 7, 2009. Obama earlier met with university students for a discussion, before wrapping up his two-day trip to Turkey with a visit to the 16th-century Sultanahmet Mosque in the ancient heart of Istanbul, following strong messages of US reconciliation with the Islamic world on his maiden trip to a mainly Muslim country.    AFP PHOTO / DIMITAR DILKOFF

Turkish demonstrators walk on a picture of US President Barack Obama during a protest in Istanbul on April 7, 2009. Obama earlier met with university students for a discussion, before wrapping up his two-day trip to Turkey with a visit to the 16th-century Sultanahmet Mosque in the ancient heart of Istanbul, following strong messages of US reconciliation with the Islamic world on his maiden trip to a mainly Muslim country. AFP PHOTO / DIMITAR DILKOFF

  • mark deuteronomovic

    Obama Barack?
    AIPAC+War+Obama+CIA+U.S.Army+Genocide+Afghanistan+War-
    Agenda+Worldwaragenda+Israel+Bible+Cruelty+War+Obama+
    Jesus+Hitler+Obama+War+Afghanistan+New+World+Order+War
    Barack Obama+Hillary+War+Israel+Iran+Afghanistan+Geno
    cide+Bible+CIA+Mossad+Cruelty+Genocide!!!

    Atheist 100%

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  • Sassy

    One of our local BO bootlicks wrote yesterday that Barack and Michelle showed the world a “class act”! Yuck!
    The opposition here and abroad are a minority…for now.
    We’ll see when they start taking some real heat over the economy and security issues. Only a fool would think there will be no reckoning.

  • I’m a Linda too

    Smart folks. They already know Weary “Empty” Barry and didn’t have to wait for him to open his teleprompter, I mean, mouth. They were ready!

  • bayareavoter

    The contrast between what one hears reported from the MSM, including NPR, about how the Turks LURVED the big Zero and these images and reports is astounding.

    I’m so alienated from the Dems and the mind-boggling Republicans that I have no place in American politics anymore.

    And with our very own Pravda of journalists we’ll have to come to places like NQ to dig for the truth. Thank you Susan, for reports like this.

  • I’mFedUp

    So…some people in the world have brains? How comforting.

    • http://noquarter foxyladi14

      too bad more folks here aren;t like them..

  • lorac

    But Obama supports the entry of Turkey into the EU – once admittd, they could move freely all over Europe. I would have thought they would like that….? They could bring sharia law everywhere.

    • http://www.sonicninjakitty.wordpress.com Sonic Ninja Kitty

      That potential EU membership is a real economic threat to current members. European countries already have thousands of Turkish guest workers so it’s obviously not the people they object to.

      The main thing Turks dislike about Obama is his support of the Armenian genocide bill in Congress. It’s coming to a vote this month and it will be interesting to see if Pelosi lands it in his court, forcing him to either side with her Armenian lobby by signing it or with the 2nd largest member of NATO by vetoing it. IMO–he couldn’t care less about actual history, it’s all about taking a position for political gain.

      And they don’t have Sharia law in Turkey. It is a secular country and the US should be appreciative and supportive of that.

  • http://www.sonicninjakitty.wordpress.com Sonic Ninja Kitty

    Ummm–Sorry guys–they are not actually stomping on his face, they are gently wiping away a bit of fluff with their shoes so as not to disrespectfully poke their fingers at the hallowed image of his face……right?

    • Peggy Sue

      Right, Sonic. It’s on the order of “creative accounting.” Wink, wink!

    • Ashy1

      LOL:) Yeah, that’s the ticket!

      Oh, my. That third picture is really going to hurt his itty-bitty, narcissistic feelin’s.

  • Peggy Sue

    I read of the demonstrations planned in Turkey even before Obama arrived but didn’t see a blessed thing on American TV until this. Pretty strong images!

    And yes, I agree with, Harp. Obamatron heads will explode, and then other more strongly fortified Obamatrons will come out with “the explanations,” which are becoming as entertaining as the continuous gaffes and missteps.

    Hey guys, I hate to do this: but we told you so!!!

  • Patience

    One would think/hope that this finally makes it obvious to any doubters that we in the US have a main stream network of propagandists passing themselves off as journalists. God forbid they should make us aware that the POTUS isn’t a world-wide American Idol.

  • HARP

    That sound you hear is the wonderful sound of Bot`s heads exploding.