The Farce of Thai Corruption Cleanup

The pot calling the kettle black is the newest normal in the government of the self-appointed Prime Minister Prayuth Chan-ocha. Claiming to eradicate rampant corruption allegedly cultivated by the regime of former Prime Minister Thaksin Thaksin Shinawatra, Prayuth arrived at political power with an adamant mission to cleanse Thai politics. Obviously, blaming and the recently deposed government of Yingluck Shinawatra, his sister, was a winning tactic to legitimize the coup of 22 May.

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