Vehicles Used to Overthrow the Nation

From Manager, April 4, 2012
The caption reads: The different vehicles that they ride to stage a coup.
Left: Gen. Sonthi says: The coup group Council of National Security tore up the constitution of 2540 [1997] to draft a new constitution. [This refers to the military coup that overthrew Thaksin in 2006.]
Right: Thaksin says: The coup group Red Buffalo tore up the constitution of 2550 [2007] to draft the new constitution. [Equating people to buffaloes is insulting in the Thai world. Here it reflects fears that Thaksin will use his overwhelming support from rural voters (represented as a buffalo) to rewrite the constitution in any way he pleases.]

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