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  1. Quite agree.After all he only made Labour electable after 25 years of incompetence and then won three General Election victories.He only destroyed the Tory heartland and won over the central middle class ground without which no party can win in the UK. What a failure and how fortunate we are now to have the dynamic Corbyn at the helm who is set to eviscerate the Tory scum.
  2. You do realise you are talking about prostitutes whistling and cheering ? They, it apparently has to be explained, are not the same as most Thai girls although to be fair many on this thread seem to be labouring under the same delusion. Sent from my iPhone using Thailand Forum - Thaivisa mobile app
  3. And of course it would be in the interest of the Tories to suggest it is a tight race - so there's no complacency. Sent from my iPhone using Thailand Forum - Thaivisa mobile app
  4. I agree but in the UK context who are the "shy" voters? My hunch is that they are mainly on the Tory side.
  5. That's odd because even the Labour supporting press are reporting on polls giving the Tories a crushing lead.In Wales they appear to be ahead for the first time since the 1850's (yes that's correct not the 1950's). Do you think it's all just fake news? Do you really think the extra PHs will make a difference? Anyone we shall soon see.My guess is that most will be proved wrong.If enough young voters turn out JC could surprise the pundits, though he can't win.On the other hand there's some compelling evidence that Theresa May's no nonsense non toff approach goes down very well with working class women and that the shambolic JC is a turn off.Buckle up.It's going to be a bumpy ride
  6. That is indeed comforting.I'm tired of the negativity of some malcontents who keep on pointing out that if all unusually rich Junta members were excluded there would be lots of empty chairs at their meetings. Sent from my iPhone using Thailand Forum - Thaivisa mobile app
  7. I love the way the NCPO has asked "all sides" to stop asking to see the CCTV footage in the interests of "national reconciliation". Beyond comedy Sent from my iPhone using Thaivisa Connect
  8. Is it unusual for a political party to propose policies attractive to the electorate? You throw out phrases like Tory scumbags yet it's the Tories who easily have the best record on tax.The Tories have also very significantly reduced inheritance tax.
  9. Or as in this case grows a backbone and then loses it in the same statement. To be fair Abhisit knows exactly what's going on here so I empathise with his overall blandness.
  10. If that's the way you read it, you must have been looking at a different article since there is no possible interpretation of The Nation piece which supports your version. Furthermore even in the "explanation" which frankly you appear to have invented or dreamed up is bafflingly wrongheaded.It is the purpose of such forums to "speculate on this and that", hopefully so that the final version will take into account or incorporate sensible views. The involvement of the military is as previously noted is a deliciously insane element.
  11. Your comment doesn't make much sense.I would have thought that if the details haven't been finalised, that underlines the rationale and need for a forum.Bureaucrats could sit in, observe and comment.But it's absolute insanity to have soldiers clumping around.
  12. There is no such thing in the Thai perception as "constructive" criticism.That's why farang managers tend to dread annual performance reviews with their Thai staff. Sent from my iPhone using Thailand Forum - Thaivisa mobile app
  13. You are right to point out that any attempt to remove the new marker would not be met with the head shrugging complacency regarding the original piece of vandalism. There will be those who genuinely wonder what all the fuss is about.After all it's just an old marker.Nobody was hurt and nobody had their civil rights breached.It's only a piece of symbolism of no interest to ordinary people. And yet...and yet.There's something profoundly disturbing here - the care devoted to the removal, the precautions taken, the blanket official silence and lies.A random bit of vandalism would pass without comment but this was something different.For those who organized this event, the stakes were very important.A clear message was being sent out. Symbols are important.When historians of the future consider this period in Thailand, the significance of this incident will be a feature.How the bigger picture plays out is hard to predict.But we can be sure that some moron will always be on hand to invoke Thaksin!
  14. I'm not in the business of giving you tutorials especially as you can't be bothered to research even basic details - such as the fundamentals of the new constitution.In any case I believe to wax on the biased nature of the Thai judiciary is contrary to forum rules.But there's plenty of information on line.Google 'politicisation of Thai justice" and take it from there.
  15. I don't disagree with most of what you say.But my question remains - would Thaksin be able to get a fair trial now? The answer is almost certainly not. Sent from my iPhone using Thailand Forum - Thaivisa mobile app