While Thaksin’s role in making appointments and setting policy is unusual by the standards of other democracies, voters knew what they were getting. His Pheu Thai Party’s widely publicized slogan during the 2011 election campaign was: “Thaksin thinks; Pheu Thai does.”
Sun, Feb 03, 2013 - Page 9 News List
In Thailand, power is wielded via Skype
Former Thai prime minister Thaksin Shinawatra has utilized the Internet and mobile technology to govern the country from the skies, although his younger sister is officially in charge
By Thomas Fuller / NY Times News Service, BANGKOK
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