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Assessing the assets

It's a bit rich to say these well-off politicians are champions of the poor

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Thailand has this law where you must declare your assets before you assume a political position, then declare them again when you leave that position. 

This is to prevent politicians from becoming unusually wealthy during their term of office.

While the law is cute and well-intentioned, it is so easy to get around.

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