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'Dream' turns into nightmare

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This week's censure debate appeared to be drifting into familiar territory until a sexist gibe uttered by a little-known MP from the Pheu Thai Party sparked an uproar and landed him in hot water. 

A large billboard has been erected in Surin with a picture of ousted premier Thaksin Shinawatra, right, and Prasit Chaisrisa, a Pheu Thai MP for Surin. The message on the board quotes Thaksin praising Surin voters for their wisdom in electing Mr Prasit as their MP.

Prasit Chaisrisa, a Pheu Thai MP for Surin province, is facing the unpleasant prospect of being charged with a disciplinary violation by parliament's ethics committee after he was accused of sexually harassing Democrat Party MP Rangsima Rodrassami during the third day of the three-day censure debate which wrapped up on Wednesday.

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