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Protests a costly lesson for Thaksin, PM

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Like a car which needs to be refuelled to keep running, the protest at the Democracy Monument on Ratchadamnoen Avenue needs to be escalated from time to time to keep momentum going. 

Otherwise protesters become bored and start to disperse in droves.

The Ratchadamnoen protest is phenomenal in that it has surpassed the anti-Thaksin protests staged by the People's Alliance for Democracy more than eight years ago when tens of thousands of middle-class people, mostly in Bangkok, took to the streets at Siam Square and the Royal Plaza.

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