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21 September, 2006

Dear readers

"Dear readers, the ousted editor had gone wrong all the way through his reign. He has, most importantly, antagonised the people in the five departments bordering his office like no other editor in the sandlands ever did. It is clear that such was the kind of mis-governance that has led to this week's coup.

"Considering the extent of chaos that existed in the newspaper in recent times, marked by escalating quaintisms, grammar that was later declared "unendurable", loss of any sense of journalism or decent writing whatsoever, and call for a new editor by this time last decade, the situation was tailor-made for a coup, and the top sandlands brass has stepped in only to set things right. The promise is that they would hand over power to a new editor within two weeks and literacy restored in a year’s time.

"Dear readers, the glee in the media and elsewhere in the aftermath of the coup is proof that the editor had lost popular support and the people didn’t want him to lead them. No wonder then that he chose to run away from the country. But, there will be no escape. His wrong words will continue to haunt him. It will also not do if he tries to justify illiteracy, in which he himself has come under a cloud, as part of public life. That is not what the people expected of an editor of a major national newspaper."

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7 Comments:

Blogger Taunted said...

He He He, just what the doctor ordered!!

21 September, 2006 18:18  
Blogger Woke said...

Is marg (marg@kt - what an email id!) related to the Military General or something?

Why does marg has to enlighten us with a 'dear reader(you are holding a toilet paper)' every now and then?

21 September, 2006 18:49  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Dear readers, PRIME Minister Thaksin Shinawatra cannot escape the blame for Tuesday’s coup in Thailand. Your number 1 newspaper says He must take the full responsibility for the situation there.

Dear readers, the ousted prime minister had gone wrong all the way through his reign. Your number 1 newspaper says He has, most importantly, antagonized the people in the five provinces bordering Malaysia in the south like no other leader in Thailand ever did. Dear readers, It is clear that such was the kind of mis-governance that has led to Tuesday’s coup.

Dear Readers, thanks for reading this far, you are hereby given the KT Stale Stinkin' Subscribin' Low Life Turkey of the year award. Your number 1 newspaper, concurs.

22 September, 2006 17:18  
Anonymous porky said...

Dear Editor,

STFU

Regards

Your Readers

22 September, 2006 19:09  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

The Margarine's comments can be a real hoot, dearest readers. Just like the food, it looks like the real thing but tastes like c**p! And, what wonderful, deep insights the transfat oily Marg holds about the workings of the democratic system in Thailand. Clearly an expert! How I do not miss reading the squaleedtimes. Hearty

22 September, 2006 19:26  
Anonymous spammy said...

LOL...hilarious post and equally hilarious comments...i always felt why does this guy have to enlighten us on everything ...i wonder whether he himself writes the articles...

23 September, 2006 13:11  
Anonymous roadworrier said...

Even weirder was the Dear Editor's reaction on 9/22 to the Pope's anti-Islamic remarks. "Apparently, the pontiff thought this was the quickest and easiest way of getting global attention and recognition from his flock as well as the powerful Jewish-American lobby."

HUH? Why would the Pope care about Jewish-American lobbies or any other American lobby? He is not running for the US Congress. He's the POPE, dammit! Keep your conspiracy theories to the Al Jazeera network, thank you very much.

Personally, the Dear Editor should stick to selling Mazdas or whatever products they sell near his eponymous roundabout.

28 September, 2006 13:16  

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