THEY SAID IT

Bangkok Post - - 7 DAYS -

“CHER­ISHED MEM­O­RIES WILL LINGER FOR A LONG TIME.”

His Majesty the King, in a message to the United States on the death of ex-pres­i­dent Ge­orge HW Bush.

“WE LOOK FOR­WARD TO A SUC­CESS­FUL 2019 IN WHICH THAI­LAND WILL HOLD NA­TIONAL ELEC­TIONS.”

Mike Pom­peo, Sec­re­tary of State, United States, in a pub­lic state­ment con­grat­u­lat­ing Thai­land on Na­tional Day.

“WE’LL WIN 150 SEATS. AT LEAST.”

Som­sak Thep­suthin, cam­paign man­ager of the Palang Pracharath Party, ded­i­cated to ex­tend­ing the term and power of the mil­i­tary and Gen Prayut Chan-o-cha.

“THE FOR­EIGN MIN­ISTRY RE­QUESTED THE IM­MI­GRA­TION BU­REAU TO DE­TAIN HIM.”

Pol Lt Gen Su­rachate “Big Joke” Hak­parn, Im­mi­gra­tion Bu­reau chief, on why Bahraini refugee Ha­keem AlAraibi was de­tained on his ar­rival from Mel­bourne.

“IT WOULD BE A GOOD IDEA TO HAVE OAK.”

Chalerm Ubum­rung, chief of the Pheu Thai Party cam­paign, on hav­ing the son of Lord Volde­mort na Dubai along with him on up­coun­try elec­tion­eer swings.

“THE POOR [SHOULD] HAVE AC­CESS TO IN­TER­NET-BASED SOURCES OF IN­FOR­MA­TION AND NEWS.”

Apisak Tan­tivo­ra­wong, Minister of Fi­nance, an­nounc­ing that wel­fare-card hold­ers will get free in­ter­net ac­cess via Prayut­phones that are not vote-buy­ing de­vices.

“IT IS OB­VI­OUSLY ELEC­TION­EER­ING.”

Veera Somk­wamkid, ac­tivist, calls on the Elec­tion Com­mis­sion to in­ves­ti­gate a huge road­side bill­board pro­mot­ing Gen (Ret) Prayut as a post-elec­tion can­di­date for prime minister while all other elec­tion ad­ver­tis­ing is il­le­gal.

“WE ARE TRY­ING TO FIND OUT WHO WAS BE­HIND IT.” Pol Lt Col Dit­thachart Kor­sanan, chief of the Ratch­aburi Elec­tion Com­mis­sion, on a bill­board pro­mot­ing Gen (Ret) Prayut as post-elec­tion prime minister.

“IT IS A MAT­TER OF IN­DI­VID­UAL CON­SCIENCE.” Khun­y­ing Su­darat Keyu­raphan, core leader, Pheu Thai Party, re­fuses to say that Gen (Ret) Prayut should re­sign from gov­ern­ment if he in­tends to take part in pol­i­tics.

“PLEASE STOP IT.”

Cher­prang Areekul, leader, BNK48 girl band, com­plains about in­de­cent doc­tor­ing of her pho­tos with a Pho­to­shopped sex toy.

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