If you have any doubt that what our friends are talking about is a real story, check out the picture below. For this month, in a trial period that may be extended indefinitely, this is what you'll see if you get pulled over in Thailand.
For you younger readers...sorry about the dated Rodney King reference. Unfortunately, none of the people who have been beaten down by the cops on tape lately have the name recognition of Rodney.
I have a feeling this is one of those episodes that will be quietly appreciated and yet get zero comments. I understand -- what else is there to say? But there's something a little sad about that.