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Swiftian Hung Parliament

Swiftian Hung Parliament

Hung Parliament in the Republic looking very much on the cards following the election yesterday. In a delicious Swiftian absurdist moment when I first read that headline I envisaged a large line of wooden scaffolds being built in Parnell square for a public execution of the entire Irish political class led out by an Enda Kenny shivering in fear. 228 more words

2015 Turkish General Election Results

So last week Turkey went to the polls and elected the first hung parliament since 1999 in a shock upset for the ruling AK Party and President Erdoğan’s hopes of increasing his powers.   637 more words

Election Result