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Politics Back in Fashion in Thailand Despite Poll Delays

Thai junta leader Prayuth Chan-ocha rowed a boat across a pond dotted with lotus leaves, planted some rice stalks in a field and turned to villagers who had come to meet him in Baan Saladin village in central Thailand. Speaking of an oft-delayed general election, the 63-year-old Prayuth, who led a 2014 coup that ousted the last elected government, simply said: "Elect a good person." Prayuth was in Nakhon Pathom province last month not to campaign for an election, but to roll...

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