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Boonsong fails the Jolie test, dismally

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Commerce Minister Boonsong Teriyapirom wouldn't be able to pass for Angelina Jolie. He obviously does not have those lips or the acting skills. 

But if he shared only just one bit of the actress's proactive attitude, Mr Boonsong wouldn't have landed in such a career-killing position, on top of a massive, loss-ridden rice-pledging scheme, which he can't explain away.

You see, it's not the amount of financial losses that is the crux of the matter when it comes to government-sponsored price guarantee programmes. Everyone knows they will run at a loss.

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