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Somsak bias led to scuffle

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The chaos in parliament on Tuesday during a debate on constitutional amendments could have been avoided had the parliament president, Somsak Kiatsuranant, performed his duties in a straightforward and impartial manner. 

Regrettably though, Mr Somsak appeared to have confused his role when he chaired the joint sitting of the Senate and House of Representatives for the second reading debate on charter amendments, which focused on changes to the make-up of the Senate.

He might have thought he was a Pheu Thai MP at heart, and hence did everything for his party's sake.

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