Deputy Prime Minister Chalerm Yubamrung's procrastination about visiting the far South, his lame excuses, paint him in a bad light - especially in light of Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra's visit on Sunday following the slaying of the Yala deputy governor last week.
Truth is, I could not agree more with Chuvit Kamonvisit. The outspoken MP and leader of Rak Prathet Thai (Love Thailand) party recently posted a message on his Facebook page criticising Mr Chalerm, deputy prime minister in charge of security affairs, for repeatedly making excuses to postpone his first visit to the violence-prone far South. He has never been there.
"I do not understand why Pol Cpt Chalerm Yubamrung has persistently refused to go to the three southernmost provinces and has put off a visit so many times with so many excuses.