Friday, February 26th, 2016
A front-page article in Monday's New York Times quotes
Prayuth Chan-ocha, the general who currently rules Thailand, and who
declared a net worth of $4 million (nearly half in cash) on an
annual army salary of $40,000, as saying in a televised speech, "Do
not judge people based on your perceptions."
This seems laughable but, unfortunately, it is not. Every day in the
United States hundreds, if not thousands, of local government
officials say that some situation only presents...