A battle looms
Thousands Converge on Bangkok as Thai Crisis Escalates
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  • Andrew Allison

    Let’s not lose sight of the fact that what’s going on in Thailand is a struggle between the majority and the urban elite. As TAI recently pointed out, the objective of the elite is to prevent an election which they would lose.

    • Jim__L

      They should take a page from American politics, where the Majority only gets its way when we happen to agree with the Elites.

      • Andrew Allison

        In the US, we don’t try and prevent elections, we just hide bad news until after them. Just as it did before the 2012 election, for example, the current (mal)administration has delayed implementation of part of ACA (the employer mandate) which will be unpopular until after the mid-term election. We the people elect the government majority, and get the government we deserve.

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