Over the past two years or so, anti-government groups have launched many rallies and campaigns to regain power. Thus far, they've all failed to gain much momentum.
Currently, the yellow-shirt People's Alliance for Democracy (PAD) seems irrelevant. The Pitak Siam group inspired more than 20,000 protesters, but then wilted quicker than the Thai national team against Barcelona FC. The multi-colour and V for Vendetta groups so far seem nothing more than nuisances to the Pheu Thai government, as was the Democrat Party-sponsored rally earlier this month. Anti-government groups are angry and frustrated, but seemingly there isn't an issue that can inspire enough passion and commitment to make them go for broke.
Abuse of freedom and human rights? This is Thailand; we are all used to it. The Democrat government was guilty of the same, and even more so where lese majeste is concerned. Corruption? This is Thailand; we are used to it. If Pheu Thai has the rice pledging scheme, the Democrats had the palm oil scheme.
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