In football parlance, the trick is called a step-over: making others think we are doing one thing when we are actually doing another. Former prime minister Thaksin Shinawatra did just that in his recent Skype address to red-shirt supporters.
Red-shirt protesters on motorcycles head towards Government House on May 8 to file a petition with the Senate to have five Constitution Court judges removed. (Photo by Thiti Wannamontha)
Previously, the de facto Pheu Thai Party leader had made it known he fully supported the reconciliation bill put forward by Deputy Prime Minister Chalerm Yubamrung.