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Abhisit smear campaign is unnecessary, expert says

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Government attempts to discredit the opposition ahead of next week's censure debate will have little effect, a political analyst has said. 

Somchai Srisutthiyakorn, a political scientist at Sripatum University, said the government had embarked on a concerted smear campaign against the Democrat Party ahead of the no-confidence debate on Nov 25-27.

But he warned the campaign is misguided, will not work, and is diverting the government's attention away from more serious issues.

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