We Thais have tried our best to make it easier for foreign observers who wish to better understand Thai political events by wearing red and yellow shirts, so that one can effortlessly distinguish the pro-Thaksin group from the anti-Thaksin group.
But red and yellow were the colours of 2008. Since then, the political landscape looks much different and has become, if anything, more complicated.
It was extremely ambitious for Jonathan Tepperman, in a New York Times opinion piece, to try to use Thailand as a case study to warrant a solution to Egypt's current political crisis. To try to do so with such a poor grasp of the facts proved disastrous.
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