Re: ''Two field marshals and a billionaire'', (BP, July 15). Voranai Vanijaka has risen to his very highest, and in so doing has provided an overview of Thai history for everybody in the world who would understand what is happening in Thailand.
It's very important to note that although the failed counter-coup of 1933 is often called ''royalist'', the King at the time was not actually involved.
Indeed, even from his exile in England, King Prajadhipok was encouraging the ''reformers'' to be more democratic. For example, the King felt strongly that Thai MPs should be elected, not appointed, and that there should be more, not less, judicial restraints placed upon executive power.
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