Today we debated adding this picture--one of several we've seen of protesters disrobing as they confront troops--to our slideshow on the protests. The man's action is certainly crass and arguably trivial in light of the tragic violence in Bangkok. On the other hand, it depicts a mood and style of protest that is playing a part in the news. More on that in the links below.
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A red shirt anti-government protester taunts the military as violence in central Bangkok escalates on May 14, 2010 in Thailand. Protesters and military clashed after the government launched an operation to disperse anti-government protesters who have closed parts of the city for two months.