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Muslims praise key Mideast leader ‘like God’

http://thumb7.shutterstock.com/display_pic_with_logo/1099136/147000929/stock-photo-prague-february-turkish-prime-minister-recep-tayyip-erdogan-during-press-conference-in-prague-147000929.jpgSupporters say he has ‘all the attributes of Allah’. Reports continue to pop up in Middle East publications that Turkey’s leader, Recep Tayyip Erdogan, is seen within his ruling AK Party as more than just a president. “Pro-Erdogan propaganda, to which almost half the Turkish media is now fully devoted, has taken the shape of a cult of personality, which is also not a typical Islamist phenomenon. A recent book, ‘Recep Tayyip Erdogan: The Sun of the Age,’ proudly refers to him as ‘an idol for our youth,’ which would sound bizarre, if not heretical, to the average Islamist. In 2011, an AKP deputy declared, ‘Even touching Erdogan is a form of worship”

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