How to do stimulus, Thailand style

Of the total loans, Bt500 billion will be earmarked for mega projects under the jurisdiction of the Bhum Jai Thai Party. The remaining Bt300 billion will be shared by the Democrat and the Chart Thai Pattana parties.

How's that for a way to break through parliamentary logjams?  Just give the money to the parties themselves, they'll find ways of spending it.  The full story is here and for the pointer I thank Air Genius Gary Leff.


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