I have no problem with changing our constitution, as the Constitutional Court has ruled that the 2007 version allows amendment by article. But the entire process must be transparent, including motives.
Thus, when PM Yingluck states ''We want to have a people's charter _ one that is in line with democracy'', a field of red flags should fly. For the current constitution, which she's fighting tooth and nail to revise, was endorsed by a majority of voters in a public referendum.
Although I wish there had been much more pre-election debate on the issues, if a relatively free and fair election is not democratic, I don't know what is.
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