Time on their side

Time on their side

Spectators are getting heavy doses of obfuscation, procrastination and prevarication in the current Big Three cases of justice denied - Watchman, Leopardman and Ferrariman.
Spectators are getting heavy doses of obfuscation, procrastination and prevarication in the current Big Three cases of justice denied - Watchman, Leopardman and Ferrariman.

They took down the Interpol Red Notice to locate, arrest and hold for extradition Thailand's most infamous wilding child last week. Vorayuth "Boss" Yoovidhya is further off the hook than ever.

To put it another way, the Ferrari man who refuses to answer the accusation of mowing down a police officer joined the front-page accounts of the Watchman who refuses to answer the accusation of corruption and the Construction man who refuses an atom of a shred of blame or shame in the death and odious consumption of one of the nation's rarest animals.

This toplofty trio of accused felons aren't alone. But they're this week's obvious examples of two intertwined truths. 1. Laws are for little people, not phu yai including former generals who now are politicians. 2. The system is crafted to be hypocritical.

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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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