Presently, Thai people like to use equivalent objects

From Manager, January 23, 2014
Cartoon title: Presently, Thai people like to use equivalent objects
Top, left: Weapon-equivalent objects
[Reference is to an explosion at Banthadthong Rd. when protesters were passing on January 17. After the incident, a number of weapons were found in a deserted building nearby.]
Top right: Prime Minister-equivalent person
Sign on table: Prime Minister
[Yingluck Shinawatra had no prior political experience before being chosen to lead the Pheu Thai Party and she rarely attends parliamentary meetings when contentious bills are being discussed. Her brother, Thaksin Shinawatra, is thought to be making the actual decisions in the government.]
Bottom left: Democracy-equivalent thing
Men in white: Go to the ballot on Feb. 2!… Go to the ballot on Feb. 2!…
[The Red Shirts have been told to don white shirts and demonstrate in support of the government and the election that was called for February 2.]
Bottom right: The emergency-equivalent thing
[The duck is Chalerm Ubumrung, whom is dubbed as “Ped (duck) Lerm.” He was appointed director of the Centre for Maintaining Peace and Order under the emergency decree which is effective for 60 days since the date of announcement on Jan. 22. Known for his bluster and willingness to put his prestige on the line for contentious operations, his appointment to handle the emergency decree enforcement is met with derision by opponents.]

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