8 Years Ago: Veera, Weng and early Red Shirt leaders insist protests are about democracy, not Thaksin

Veteran democracy fighters strongly deny backing Thaksin
…Dr Weng, one of the leading democracy advocates who fought against the Suchinda Kraprayoon military government during the May 1992 uprising, said he was ready to leave the alliance immediately if it turns out that the group’s ultimate goal is to pave the way for Mr Thaksin to return…

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2 Responses to 8 Years Ago: Veera, Weng and early Red Shirt leaders insist protests are about democracy, not Thaksin

  1. ****! says:

    Time to knock the 2bangkok forum on the head, and just archive the few interesting bits about transport. Looking at who posts here, it is pretty much only Khun Wisaruth. Much as I am sure his posts have intelligence-gathering importance to those in the business, it would be just so much easier if he sent his reports to Ron alone, by email on a daily basis. In a different life, Wiz might have been reborn as a sort of Thaksin reformista figure, but he could just as easily have been reincarnated as Thailand’s greatest sdyed-in-the-wool patriot. To most people in the World, there would be little difference in substance between those two supposed poles apart. Locals might consider the two poles very different, but it is doubtful that more than a handful of locals read this site, except perhaps a few high-handed webwatchers on the trawl for someone to snitch on.

  2. Wiz says:

    ^^^
    Good to hear something not so pleasing – sarcasm mode.

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