Shit-throwing Festival

From Thairath, November 20, 2011
Cartoon reads: Shit-throwing festival [A Thai idiom means to shift the blame to someone else.]

Upper left: Jatuporn threw shit at two dams by saying they were [intentionally opened] to release water and kill people!

Upper middle: Yongyuth threw shit at market mechanisms by saying they increased the price of relief packages!
The man’s shirt reads: Market mechanisms. [Yongyuth is Interior Minister Yongyuth Wichaidit accused of overpaying for relief supplies.]

Upper right: Froc threw shit at the BMA by telling it to stop people demolishing the big bags! On the sleeve reads: Froc

Lower left: The government threw shit at senior officials to sacrifice them for the flooding!

Lower middle: Plod threw shit at the opposition by saying it planned to release crocodiles into Rangsit Canal! [Plod is Science and Technology Minister Plodprasop Suraswadi.]

Lower right: The PM threw shit at the MI-17 helicopter, because it caused her to be unaware of the impromptu amnesty decree item on the cabinet’s agenda. [This refers to the secret-surprise cabinet meeting meant to force royal amnesty for Thaksin. It was claimed Yingluck was away and was unable to attend.]

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