Pheu Thai and Mob Rule

We were going skip posting this because it was so obvious and plays into the Western idea that irony and hypocrisy is newsworthy. However, so many people sent it in to us, along with their comments, that we figured those who had not seen it would be amused as well.

As a reader noted: “…from the party that defined mob rule on the streets of Bangkok.”

Prompong seeks roadblock ban – Bangkok Post, January 15, 2012
…”Pheu Thai Party spokesman Prompong Nopparit will ask the government to draw up measures to prevent people from using road blockades as a form of protest.”
“Letting people block any road arbitrarily only encourages mob rule over the rule of law and incites more people to follow suit, he said…”

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