The incident last week in which opposition MPs hurled objects and abuse at House Speaker Somsak Kiatsuranon during a House session was a disgrace to the country.
Thailand's so-called oldest political institution, the Democrat Party, has shown itself as just a bunch of rambunctious political players with no clear discipline and direction. Abhisit Vejjajiva, the party leader, should reconsider his role after what happened.
The ruling Pheu Thai Party is no better. What it is doing is helping turn Thailand into a twisted democracy. It has shown its intention not only to amend some chapters in the constitution but to rewrite it as well without consulting concerned groups in the country outside its support base.
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