Since the coup, political gadfly Chuwit Kamolvisit has been using Photoshop to create humorous graphics about the political situation. Many of these have become memes widely circulated in Thai-language social media.
Above: The words read: Like you, like me
Left is former Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra. In the background is a rice warehouse stuffed with rice from her government’s rice pledging scheme. The plan caused the government huge losses and resulted in corruption charges for the former PM.
At right is Suthep Thaugsuban, former Democrat Party deputy prime minister in the Abhisit Vejjajiva’s cabinet and leader of the protest movement that paralyzed Thai politics in early 2014, leading to the coup. In the background is an unfinished police station from the scandal-ridden police station project initiated during Suthep’s deputy premiership when he oversaw the police.