Introducing a sinister new edge to the country’s ongoing political tension, CPP lawmaker and party spokesman Cheam Yeap on Thursday raised the question as to why opposition party leader Sam Rainsy had not yet died in a plane crash. However, Mr. Yeap denied on Friday that he wished to see the opposition leader’s death, but had simply raised the question because of Mr. Rainsy’s frequent in*ter*national air travel and the “turmoil” he had caused the country. In a radio interview on Thursday, Mr. Yeap took aim at the CNRP president’s politicking and the quality of the time he
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