'The Turkish government of President Erdogan played the role of Dr Frankenstein', says George Galloway

'The Turkish government of President Erdogan played the role of Dr Frankenstein', says George Galloway

talkRADIO presenter George Galloway

Thursday, June 30, 2016

talkRADIO presenter George Galloway once again opened his show with an enthusiastic monologue.

He firstly discussed the triple suicide bombing attack on Ataturk airport that happened on Tuesday. 

"We shouldn't rule out that it was carried out not by ISIS but by Kurdish separatists or other extremist organisations, I myself doubt that, but it is not impossible," he explained. "In the light of the absence of a claim of responsibility by ISIS, who are never normally slow in claiming responsibility for these kind of blood baths.

"It is widely believed and I don't think it can be contradicted in any way convincingly, that Turkey has been hand in hand with the extremist forces that have taken control of much of Syria and much of Iraq, who are now on the back foot, losing territory but certainly not dead yet.

"It seemed to me that the Turkish government of President Erdogan played the role of Dr Frankenstein, in helping to create this great monster, only to discover the reason a monster is called a monster is because you can't control it once you have built it, but the price has not been paid by the Turkish government, but again by ordinary Turkish civilians.

"The Turkish government played a very gruesome game with the European Union on the subject of Syrian refugees and Iraqi refugees for that matter, sometimes it turned on the tap, sometimes it promised to turn off the tap, but it only would turn off the tap in exchange for concessions, principally about Turkish membership of the European Union."

The US government is also proposing to make social media accounts part of the screening process to gain entry to the country.

"I think it's perfectly within the right of the United States agency who want to know if you present yourself as plain John, but in fact on twitter you're a dark knight, who's threating and cursing and profaning, everything that people have a right to be anxious about.

"I have a million followers on social media, I interact with them particularly on Twitter and Facebook all the time, the vast majority of people are sane and rational, even those hiding behind a supposed anonymity, but there are dark, dark, dark individuals out there who only actually can be seen in any light at all on social media.

"I have stalkers on Twitter, I'm talking real stalkers, who put my picture on their profile, who adopt variants of my name and who spend all day and every day, printing, publishing, tweeting, the mot fantastical lies about me, and very often implicitly or explicitly threatening me, and if that person, not that I'd know who they are, were to turn up at my door, I'd be very anxious indeed."

The Turkish government played a very gruesome game with the European Union