From Manager, January 7, 2018
Red Shirt leader Nattawut: Damn, Sek… you fired a shot into the air… so the police arrested you… Why don’t you fire a gun at the military like them?!
Caption: Ten [Nattawut’s nickname] should advise him on how to shot.
[Refers to rock star Seksan ‘Sek’ Sookpimay, known as “Sek Loso,” who was arrested after firing several gunshots into the air and the ground in front of the statue of King Taksin the Great at a temple in Nakhon Si Thammarat.
Sek Loso and Nattawut are close friends. The cartoonist jokes that Nattawut wishes Sek Loso shot in the direction of the military. This recalls the violence during the 2010 Red Shirt protests in Bangkok which included black-clad armed guards of the Red Shirt leadership and military snipers.
The veiled reference here is to how the Red Shirt movement has used the similarity between the names of King Taksin (who established a new Siamese state after the fall of Ayutthaya) and Thaksin Shinawatra to allege a mystical connection between the two.]