From Komchadluek, June 25, 2013
Devil: You don’t need to care how much it will lose. Just keep saying “democracy.” Then, you can stay for a 4-year term.
[Some government projects, including the rice pledging scheme, have been strongly criticized. In previous times, mounting allegations and criticism might cause an elected government to step aside and call new elections.
However, Yingluck’s government has defended its programs by pointing out that they have been duly elected and should not forced to step aside due to criticism of their programs.]