Controversial monk at vanguard of Thai street protests – AFP, January 28, 2014
…”The government, which is run by the Shinawatra family — the brother and sister — has no morality or ethics. They are corrupt and they allow corruption to happen. They lie everyday,” said the 58-year-old, who has also been outspoken about scandals involving the bad behaviour and lavish lifestyles of some clerics.
“The religious domain has a duty to tell the secular domain what to do — and what not to do,” he told AFP, justifying his role at the vanguard of the protest movement…