I have to apologize for my previous posting. The gang rape of justice and free speech wasn’t a very uplifting message. The subject and cartoon was sad, frustrating and downright depressing. It suggested that “all is lost” and that there is nothing that can be done to stop the “Thai royalist bastards” from doing what they want and getting away with it.
I turn to the words of the great American Poet, Henry Wadsworth Longfellow:
And in despair I bowed my head.
There is no peace on earth I said.
For hate is strong and mocks the song,
Of peace on earth, good will to men.
But we shouldn’t despair. All is not lost. Justice and free speech don’t have to be victims. They are the only forces which can actually fight and defeat Thailand’s lèse majesté laws and those who use them for their own personal gain.
If we all speak out loud and strong and insist on freedom of speech and justice then lèse majesté laws can be eliminated and placed in the dustbins of history.
Then rang the bells more loud and deep,
God is not dead, nor doth He sleep.
The wrong shall fail, the right, prevail,
With peace on earth, good will to men.
On that note, I offer the following cartoon depicting the symbols of free speech and justice victorious over the forces of evil. Consider this scene as happening moments after the scene depicted in the cartoon of my last post.
FREE JOE GORDON!
FREE ALL POLITICAL PRISONERS IN THAILAND!