Time to stage a coup

From Manager, March 18, 2014
Left, caption: Eyesight of a 90-year-old man [Reading the sign is Gen. Prem Tinsulanont, statesman and chairman of the privy council.]
Sign on the wall reads: Soldiers stand on noble honor for Thai people rely on us as their last reliance. Signed; Gen. Kris Sivara. [Gen. Kris was a military officer of the Royal Thai Army, a member of the Thai Cabinet, and Deputy Commander-in-Chief of the Royal Thai Army during the violent crackdown on democracy protesters on 14 October 1973. He was later promoted to Army Commander. The Army’s Kris Sivara Camp in Sakon Nakhon province is named after him.]
Right, caption: Eyesight of a man who’s only 60 years old. [Reading the sign is Gen. Prayuth Chan-ocha, Commander of the Royal Thai Army.]
[Reference is to Gen. Prem’s casual comment while reading the sign that the Army Commander should read the sign some time. His comment was made on March 14 when he inaugurated the Gen. Kris statute at the camp.
Prem’s statement was made as a sign to Army Commander-in-Chief Prayuth that he should protect the nation from Red Shirt separatism and slurs against the monarchy–probably by staging a coup.]

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