More than 100 days into his presidency, it seems fair to ask.
As an opponent noted: "Threats, oppression, imprisonment, censorship, defamation—and yet [nearly] half of the people of Turkey" voted against expanding the president's authority.
The New York Times, the Los Angeles Times, CNN and several others are denied access.
Now that he has bullied his way into the mainstream, it’s time for the media to take a serious look at his policies and the dreadful consequences they would have if he occupied the Oval Office.
Thousands of Turks demonstrated for a second day in Istanbul against Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan, whom they see as becoming increasingly authoritarian.