Red-shirt leader Tida Tawornseth has rejected a position she was offered by the government on a subcommittee working at the Office of the Education Council, saying it was a “crappy” job.
“The subcommittee is only a tiny protrusion without any functional role. Founding it as a committee was already small, let alone a subcommittee which makes it even more crappy," she said. Mrs Tida used the disparaging Thai term "kra jork" (กระจอก).
"They can’t beat UDD schools and a red-shirt university [which is not yet established]. I thank the minister for honouring me, but the honour you gave was a little too low,” said Mrs Tida, chairwoman of the United Front for Democracy against Dictatorship (UDD).
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