Reaction to the casino proposal

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From Manager, June 25, 2015
Pol. Gen. Somyot at the doorway: Sir, I’ve already checked the reaction of the public… towards a casino… and I’d like to report a result to you.
Caption: No need to report it?

[Refers to the proposal of legalizing casinos proposed by Police chief Pol Gen Somyot Poompunmuang. The idea has been criticized by the public and PM Prayuth dismissed it.
The idea, a holdover from Thaksin’s time as PM, is criticized as a boon for foreign interests to funnel money to connected politicians as well as launder money for them.
Thai editorial cartoonists often portray foreigners as long and hook nosed–perhaps with even a anti-Semitic bent. Who are the two other men at the table?]

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One Response to Reaction to the casino proposal

  1. Wiz says:

    One on the right is definitely Big Pom
    One in the middle is definitely Singaporean Agent of Mariana Sands Casino (Singapore)
    One on the left is definitely American agent of Mariana Sands Casino

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