Or, welcome to my low-maintenance heck.
No, we're not talking about any large-box retailers
. Last Friday's military coup in Thailand has seemingly been pulled off without a single casualty, which is remarkable enough, but apparently we're now being told
that soldiers are being instructed to "keep smiling."
I wonder if they'll still be smiling once the military junta starts implementing Sharia law... If this junta turns out to be as islamist and dictatorial as I fear it'll be, I also wonder if the media will be as happy to cover their crimes up as they were with Saddam Hussein.Update 13:12 EST
: DTogo on FreeRepublic
is suggesting that this coup might actually be a good thing:âthat it was the previous Prime Minister that was running a dictatorship, and the people are genuinely happy to be rid of him.
That very well could be the explanation for this. PM Shinawatra was certainly tied to quite a few scandalous instances of corruption. Any Thai readers out there wish to share their thoughts with us?
In the mean time, be sure to check the full article for some of the most humorous photographs from this "Smiley Coup."
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