Monday, December 13, 2010

Thida: We want to win the hearts of non-red-shirts

Thida Tavornseth, the "acting" new red-shirt leader has given several interviews to the press in the past week. Her theme is consistently non-violence -- and that she doesn't work for Thaksin Shinawatra.

She told Thai Post yesterday: "Our fight isn't a revolution. We won't have an armed force. We won't use weapons in our struggle. This is our agreement. If you believe in the same thing, you are our friends. We want a great and sustainable victory. We want to see lots of people who agree with our principle. Our main point is to win the hearts of the people -- to win the hearts of those who aren't red shirts. That, then, is real victory. Therefore, we have to pull us in the right direction, not to be dragged to a wrong direction..."

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