I know, this image is not from France. It is the one of the woman in red, an image sym­bol­iz­ing the Gezi upris­ing in Istan­bul in 2013, the year where I bat­tered so many pots and pans by beat­ing on them.

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It’s because I saw so many images go by today on the blue bird, all of them French this time, of police­men hit­ting fire­fight­ers’ hel­mets that I could­n’t miss the com­par­i­son, includ­ing the streams of water.

So it seems your French fire­fight­ers are get­ting the ter­ror­ist treatment?
Our Reis is going to make fun of your boss Macron again. Raise a ral­ly­ing cry against the red truck!

I would­n’t be sur­prised if Trump added his lit­tle tweet all to the glo­ry of those in New York. He’s in an elec­tion cam­paign and likes to tease.

I must say that, these days, we would envy you your fire­fight­ers a bit. Fol­low­ing the earth­quake, we could use them. If France is scrap­ping them, we’re takers.

To think we were com­plain­ing about our vio­lent police­men throw­ing grenades and streams of water!

I seem to under­stand that the “social cli­mate” in France is on red, water and tear gas­es, like in Turkey in 2013. Beware, what fol­lowed over here was a form of dic­ta­tor­ship, fol­low­ing the trea­son of our fine Kemal­ist opposition.

Since then, we can always call on the fire­fight­ers but nobody answers.

I don’t wish to insist, but when you reach the point of hit­ting on those who save lives every day, it must mean there’s a bug in the fine coun­try of Human Rights.

How then can we expect any kind of help from it in rid­ding our­selves of our Reis? My impres­sion is more that France will call on him as a spe­cial­ist, to help in set­tling the “trou­bles”. He can explain to Pres­i­dent Macron how to set up his par­lia­ment so he can have laws adopt­ed with­out a hitch.

It’s already the case? Oh, I see…

France, beware, if your Pres­i­dent also wants to revise the con­sti­tu­tion in order to adapt it to mod­ern times. Don’t put away the red flag, and pull out the black one too.

Translation by Renée Lucie Bourges
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