The colour-coded kerfuffle surrounding the death of Akeyuth Anchanbutr makes a strong argument as to why we Thai people need to get a grip.
If we continue to look at everything through the colour-coded lens stapled to our eyeballs, more likely than not our colour-blindness will also impair other abilities, such as that to think with an ounce of logic or a milligramme of common sense.
The anti-Thaksin Shinawatra crowd of all colours and masks should not make a hero or a martyr out of Akeyuth. Just because someone shares your political alignment doesn't mean he or she is, or was, saintly, or even a good person.
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