Suthep as Buddhist monk

Suthep’s fall from grace gathers pace

Whether it’s an illusion of grandeur or self-sacrifice is yet to be seen but the return of veteran politician Suthep Thaugsuban to the streets is certainly a classic example of how to lose your political support in no time.

Five years ago, during the 2013-2014 anti-Yingluck Shinawatra protests, Mr Suthep stood taller than any career politicians could ever dream of. As secretary-general of the People’s Democratic Reform Committee (PDRC), the former deputy prime minister commanded the support of millions.

Full story: Bangkok Post


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