There are 10 lessons to be learned from the Bangkok gubernatorial election.
10) Politics of fear works
The rumour about UDD co-leader Jatuporn Prompan becoming deputy governor if Pol Gen Pongsapat Pongcharoen won – wow, that was a good one, really good. Perhaps one million out of the 1,256,349 voters who voted for MR Sukhumbhand Paribatra went to the polls just because of that rumor. The Democrats are learning how to work democracy, aren’t they? Crafty.
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