History repeating

your say March 29, 2014 00:00

Re: "Burma's last King", XP, March 27.



In reviewing Sudha Shah’s book on the last Burmese king, Manoj Tripathi observed that “Shah thinks [King] Thibaw’s downfall had to do with his inability to make the right decision rather than his being a victim of circumstance. ‘He leaned on the wrong people.’”
Will we one day say this of caretaker Yingluck Shinawatra?
Songdej Praditsmanont
Bangkok

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