End of the Politician

From Arun, January 19, 2018
Inside box at the top: Arun Watcharasawad [artist of this cartoon]
On the gallows: Constitution
On a prisoner’s shirt: Politician

[Refers the new constitution under the junta that severely restricts politicians form wielding real power. Even the Democrat Party, which seemed to relish taking advantage of political upheavals to rule afterwards, has become alarmed at this prospect and has begun to attack the junta.
This cartoon also likely alludes to the prospect of a non-elected “outsider” PM being installed after elections. Such an eventuality is seen to foreshadow political discontent, just as it did in 1992 when a coup leader was installed after elections.]

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