Promises, promises

Promises, promises

It may look like electioneering but the prime minister can't help it if people adore him and insist to greet him and ask him to kiss their babies.
It may look like electioneering but the prime minister can't help it if people adore him and insist to greet him and ask him to kiss their babies.

The general prime minister is off to the South this week. The trip to Chumphon has been planned for a while, so the irony is coincidental.

The completely non-political trip to discuss serious stuff with citizens of the South comes a week after the general prime minister's privately owned junta warned off an actual native of the South, told him not to approach his homies.

Suthep "Kamnan" Thaugsuban, the 2014 coup-enabling Bangkok Shutdown artist who used to have a close, personal relationship with Gen (Ret) Prayut, is the founder and chief personality of a political group.

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Alan Dawson

Online Reporter / Sub-Editor

A Canadian by birth. Former Saigon's UPI bureau chief. Drafted into the American Armed Forces. He has survived eleven wars and innumerable coups. A walking encyclopedia of knowledge.


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