Tuesday, December 02, 2003
Thai Political Party Disbands?
Continuing Vice Squad's recent Thai theme, but in a lighter vein,
here are the opening two paragraphs of a story about a moral
litmus test that might be imposed by a Thai political party upon
its candidates for public office. Note the name of the party, much
more interesting than Republicans or Democrats:
"Thailand's ruling party has caused a storm by threatening to
ban politicians who cheat on their wives or take mistresses,
with candidates saying it should not intrude into their private
The Thai Rak Thai (Thais Love Thais) party of Prime Minister
Thaksin Shinawatra said it would later this month consider
the proposal which would also bar members who have visited
brothels from running in the next election. "
For the full story, click here.