From Daily News, January 1, 2017
Caption: Once he realizes it, it is already too late.
[Refers to the Democrat Party led by former PM Abhisit Vejjajiva. The party supported the anti-Yingluck PDRC (People’s Democratic Reform Committee) to overthrow the Pheu Thai-led government. It also supported the junta in its efforts to reform the country and have new elections.
The PDRC is symbolized by the whistle which was blown to symbolize how the protest movement was trying to expose the real intention of the Pheu Thai-led government–to return Thaksin to power.
In the cartoon, Abhisit is shown trapped in the imprint of the whistle and surrounded by tanks.
After the coup, the junta created regulations to control political parties which will prevent the Democrat Party from really holding power if it controls the government.
The cartoon illustrates the wrong decision made by the Democrat Party to support the overthrow of the previous government and then embrace the junta.
Instead of benefiting from the change, the Democrats are prevented from holding actual power in a future elected government.]
Another cartoon using the same words and theme: Abhisit supported the junta