Funky Chicken: Prayuth performs deeply uncool Chicken Dance with southern farmers (VIDEO)

Prayuth Chan-ocha, a prime minister known for his weird sense of humor, danced to the Chicken Dance song when he visited the public in southern Songkhla province on Wednesday. It looks like Prayuth carried on his “Workout Wednesday” initiative while on the trip to Prince of Songkla University’s farmer’s market, as the happy PM danced

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Coconuts Bangkok Politics

This is your spot for learning which government official was spotted on Soi Cowboy, who’s been misappropriating funds to pimp out his office and what’s going on behind the closed doors at Government House (Hint: It’s not Pokemon Go). Sometimes, with politicians like we’ve got, you have to laugh or else you’ll cry.