It appeared to be a perfectly designed plan. Now it is getting close to becoming a political disaster for caretaker Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra.
The plan revolved around three people in a game of political musical chairs — Thawil Pliensri, Wichean Potephosree and Priewpan Damapong.
It started with the shift of Mr Thawil from the top job at the National Security Council on Sept 30, 2011 to the post of prime minister’s adviser so that Pol Gen Wichean could take over the vacant spot. Then Pol Gen Priewpan could be promoted from deputy to chief of police.
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