Sidelines: Samak spits venom as Thaksin's nominee - The Nation, August 26, 2007
[You know a new political season is starting when the newspapers heat up with tough editorials...]
...Samak wasted no time and left no doubt in peoples' minds when he declared that he would serve as a "political nominee" for Thaksin Shinawatra, now seeking exile in London and branded a fugitive criminal with at least two arrest warrants issued by the Criminal Court.
Samak in politics is everything but harmonious and courteous. His mouth serves as his most fearsome weapon, though at times self-destructive - as seen from the decline and eventual demise of his Prachakorn Thai Party...