New Year’s Cartoon: Something for the Poor

From Daily News, January 1, 2017
Title: Happy New Year [yellow] 2018
Sign held by Deputy Somkid: The card for the poor

[Refers to the junta trying to win the hearts of people in the run up to new elections and the rumor of the establishment of a military party.
In the cartoon, PM Prayuth gives a ballot box for the election and Deputy Somkid gives a welfare card to help the poor.
Deputy PM Prawit takes the pose from the photo that revealed on his luxury watch and diamond ring. The source of Prawit’s wealth that enabled him to possess these items caused a major scandal for the junta.]

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