This is no ordinary government. If you know how to get rid of them, tell me. But we have been fighting for a long time now and the country has been bruised as a result. We need to end it [soon] and maybe we can’t avoid violence. Nothing comes freely.

– “A 30-something, Ivy League-educated red shirt, who asked to be referred to as “Noi”, due to her job as a middle-ranking bureaucrat”, quoted in Pravit Rojanaphruk, “Red shirts unswayed by ruling, The Nation, 28 February 2010.