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Media gives govt 'Brother First' moniker

Cabinet served barbed epithets in annual revue

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Government House reporters yesterday dubbed the Yingluck Shinawatra government Phi Khon Raek (Brother First) and the premier Poo Kanchiang (Back-Crawling Crab) in their traditional sarcastic critique of the nation's politicians. 

At the end of each year, Government House reporters re-christen the government, the prime minister and certain cabinet members with nicknames.

This year, nine key politicians were chosen for the jesting critique of their character traits and flaws, following the media's review of their performances since their swearing-in in 2011.

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