Since when did politics become a taboo subject in the family?
There is no definite answer to this, but what is for sure is that there are many Thai families who constantly argue over the topic.
Take the Charoenpuras, for example. Actress Inthira “Sai” Charoenpura and her half-sister, who is a supporter of the Suthep Thaugsuban-led People’s Democratic Reform Committee (PDRC), recently criticised each other — on Facebook — because they think differently when it comes to politics and democratic reform. They even dragged their late actor and film director father Ruj Ronnaphop into their political tug-of-war, blaming each other for not taking care of him well enough.
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