Purachai book 'outrages' TRT faithful - The Nation, December 18, 2003
Thaksin and the TRT party place great importance on toeing
the line, so this recent book by straight-talking Purachai seems
to end his run for Bangkok Governor: "I have found with
regret that my friend Thaksin is not a man of his word,"
Purachai said, noting that he lost both his interior and justice
positions without prior warning. In another extract, Purchai faulted
top Justice Ministry bureaucrats for trying to manipulate budgetary
allocations. "I was promptly moved out of the Justice Ministry
before I could solve the mystery of how a Bt2-billion budget could
be reduced to Bt900 million after I had questioned the process,"