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Thai Junta: 99 Percent of People Happy With its Rule

It's the kind of poll result you'd see in a North Korean election or Saddam Hussein's Iraq: Thailand's military-ruled government says 99 percent of the country's people are happy with its performance since it took power in a coup last year. The junta has relentlessly pursued critics, jailing them for attempting to stage protests, lighting candles or even hitting the “like” button on Facebook, yet says the poll released Tuesday shows an astonishing majority of Thais are...

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