No ‘one size fits all’ for democracy

No ‘one size fits all’ for democracy – Japan Times, July 16, 2011
…On the not-wanted side, the majority said they don’t want military government that produces little more than ribbons for generals, and they don’t want more than half the country left out of the inner circle so that the greedy elite can slurp up all the spoils themselves. If a parliamentary democracy now headed by Yingluck Shinawatra, sister of the incisive but controversial former Prime Minister Thaksin Shinawatra, laboring in the shadow of a still-active monarchy, can produce that change, fine. If not, then further change will come. They might even rent a Lee Kuan-Yew for a time if things don’t get better…

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