Prayut and Palang Pracharat: A marriage waiting to happen

Prayut and Palang Pracharat: A marriage waiting to happen

 

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Strategically speaking, there’s a huge difference between Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha being in the Palang Pracharat Party’s list of prime ministerial candidates and him waiting for a parliamentary “invitation” to serve as the post-election chief executive.

 

Obviously, both options would subject him to harsh ideological criticism, which could, however, be stronger in the latter case. Also obviously, the latter option is a lot more difficult in terms of parliamentary mobilisation.

 

The past few days have seen the Palang Pracharat Party repeating in increasing frequency that it wanted to nominate Prayut for prime minister. The man himself has been acting like a courted woman, who does not say a word but only gives a reassuring smile. 

 

Full story: https://www.thaipbsworld.com/prayut-and-palang-pracharat-a-marriage-waiting-to-happen-2/

 
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