Thai exit polls signal Red Shirt landslide

Thai exit polls signal redshirt landslide – Guardian, July 3, 2011
Thailand’s opposition has triumphed in a bitterly fought election, putting Yingluck Shinawatra on course to become the country’s first female leader, five years after her brother Thaksin was toppled as prime minister in a coup.
The incumbent Democrats admitted defeat as preliminary results suggested another tide of support for Thaksin, a billionaire now living as a fugitive in Dubai. Although his younger sister formally leads the Puea Thai party, she is regarded as his proxy.
Yingluck, a 44-year-old businesswoman who entered politics just six weeks ago, said: “I don’t want to say that Puea Thai wins today. It’s a victory of the people…”

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One Response to Thai exit polls signal Red Shirt landslide

  1. Wiz says:

    Well, Even though PT men get about 250 – they still need coalitioon to save theri own neck …
    Democrat accepts the defeat but if PT men along with coalition FAILED to deliver their eleciton promise or even listen to those farmers have are increasingly REBUKING the populist policies, see you in hell soon!

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