Democracy or Corruption?

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From a graphic circulated on social media: Left: “We don’t take sides, but we would like to see Thailand return to democracy.” W. Patrick Murphy, the US charge d’ affaires of the US Embassy in Thailand
Right: Democracy?
Caption: Only when the US stops calling corruption “democracy”, then the problem will end.
[At right is an image showing a warehouse with a fake interior intended to overstate quantities of rice. Critics contend that the rice pledging scheme was an attempt to use taxpayer money to reward Pheu Thai supporters and enrich its MPs to ensure government stability until a Thaksin amnesty could be granted.]

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One Response to Democracy or Corruption?

  1. OK – we’ll start calling the Thai Junta corrupt then.

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