Thaksin cannot think, so Pheu Thai cannot act
From Manager, October 13, 2011
Left: Thaksin is thinking: Floods??
The caption underneath reads: Thaksin cannot think it through.
Right: Yingluck and her cabinet are thinking: Floods????
The caption underneath reads: So Pheu Thai cannot act.
The Best of 2Bangkok in 2011 – September-December
A collection of links and articles chronicling the Thai events of 2011.
From Thairath, August 23, 2011
The cartoon title reads: They [Yingluck’s cabinet] haven’t even started their duties yet, but others are already trying to restrict their space.
The shirt of the man holding fire is labeled “Salim.” [“Salim” is a multicolored Thai dessert, possibly referring to the multicolored shirts.]
The knife is labeled “media.”
The paper that Yingluck’s holds says: Policies of Cabinet Poo No. 1: Creating happiness, dissolving suffering.
The devil’s robe is labeled: Ordering people to be slaughtered.
From Thairath, October 2, 2011
The cartoon title reads: Support never goes away.
Coming from the TVs and radios: Yingluck’s government meets its citizens.
Bangkok Residents Begin Hoarding Food, Water on Flood Threat
Fear and confusion grip Bangkok as Thailand’s government struggles to manage flood message
Water Goddess Ka Kang Replies To Ceremony: ‘Fuck You’
Website staff, Froc clash
Missing from the action: Thaksin, Chalerm, Banharn and Sanan
Robert Amsterdam Lending a Hand – Thairath, October 12, 2011
Cartoon reads: Please rescue mouth-submerged victims. [“Mouth-submerged” is a Thai idiom meaning “cannot talk about something due to necessity or coercion.”]
Cloud carrying Robert Amsterdam: International justice
Above the head of the prisoner: UDD political prisoner
Submerged sign: Ratchaprasong 2010
On the water under the skulls: Victims from the April-May 2010 events
From Manager, November 22, 2011
The caption at top reads: The case of the 200-million-baht robbery
Left: The robber’s behavior
Right: The owner’s behavior
[This refers to the massive robbery of cash from the home of the permanent secretary of transport. The robbers have become minor celebrities while the permanent secretary has come under fire for being unable to explain why he had 200 million baht in cash at his house.]
From Thairath, December 9, 2011
The cartoon caption reads: Gather together to pull up the root of double standards.
On the boot: Inherit the dictatorship
The constitution on top of the boot reads: 2007 constitution, CNS [Council of National Security] version
[refers to the constitution implemented by the coup leaders in 2007]