A fakeologist site like this can only think one thing: staged event. It’s clearly good for (show) business.
Howard Stern did the same thing (via phone) a long time ago.
Since the people are so gullible and not aware of media fakery or #HRDPAR, I suppose it’s at least a positive media event.
Maybe a North American pol will copy this in the future.
Googles says this is a common occurrence (around Xmas?)
ISTANBUL — Turkey’s president has often been described as a rhetorical tactician and “man of the people” who excels at rebuttals and rejoinders when challenged by critics on almost any issue. But on Friday, the president, Recep Tayyip Erdogan, used his skills of verbal persuasion to save a despondent man as he sought to jump off the Bosporus Bridge here.In what amounted to a Turkish take on the Hollywood Christmas classic “It’s a Wonderful Life,” Mr. Erdogan found himself in the role of Clarence the angel, rescuing George Bailey from suicide.