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PM's speech revealed feelings previously hidden

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Although the speech delivered by Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra at the Community of Democracy (CD) conference in Mongolia Monday was scripted, the message it conveyed, especially about democracy in Thailand, presumably reflects her actual political thinking -- a side buried deeply and troubling her soul for many years. 

Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra (Photo Courtesy of the Government House)

The speech revealed the other side of the prime minister, a side hidden from the public – that she is as embittered as her brother, fugitive former prime minister Thaksin, and the other clan members, over the coup which overthrew the Thaksin government in 2006 and the legacy left by the coup makers, which includes the charter-mandated independent organisations such as the Constitution Court.

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