Remember what happened about 11 years ago

From Manager, September 20, 2017
Inside black box on the top: Funny Economy by Ngao
Title: “I hope the memory of what happened 11 years ago has not faded from the hearts of Thai people”
Top left: I committed massive corruption in the country. [shows Thaksin carrying a bag of money]
Right: I ordered to burn the country [shows Thaksin’s sleeve holding a Red Shirt protester]
Below: left: I brought my sister to destroy the country with ten billion losses [shows former PM Yingluck; her government’s rice pledging scheme caused unprecedented losses to the country]
Right: I created the new species of Thai people. [shows a Red Shirt; the Red Shirts were organized to support Thaksin’s rule and later to help him return to power; to refer to a person as a “buffalo” is an insult meaning they are stupid; here it is used to refer to the pro-Thaksin Red Shirts.]

[This cartoon parodies Thaksin’s Twitter message posted on the 2006 coup anniversary on September 19. He stated, “I am, and will always be, concerned about the livelihood of my fellow Thai citizens. I hope the memory of what happened 11 years ago has not faded from the hearts of the Thai people.”
The cartoonist says people should recall what happened in the recent past including the violent Red Shirt protests and the financial losses under his Pheu Thai Party.]

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