The hallowed passage where leaders like Khairy Jamaluddin, Azmin Ali, Amiruddin Shari and the rest cut their teeth, there’s so much promise in the position.
Yet, the intention, in the Pakatan Harapan manifesto, was to cut the patronage fat accumulated over the decades.
Government is not solely about rewarding the supporters of leaders, is the message. In realpolitik terms however, it is unavoidable, a sort of cost of doing business. But this new administration wants to curb the enthusiasm, even if it can’t end it.
MAHATHIR SEBAGAI MENTERI PELAJARAN MELANGGAR JANJI-JANJI PILIHAN RAYA PAKATAN HARAPAN
Apabila Perdana Menteri Mahathir Mohamad mengumumkan semalam yang dia bakal menyandang jawatan Menteri Pelajaran beliau secara terus-terang memecah salah satu janji utama pilihan raya Pakatan Harapan, seperti mana di tertera dalam manifesto mereka.
“Perdana Menteri tidak akan memegang jawatan menteri lain, terutamanya jawatan Menteri Kewangan.”
Former ministers for finance, information and trade were sacked by their political party due to their overt support of an ex-prime minister, by the party president, who is the prime minister.
Sounds vindictive, big time. And it is, but is it cruel?
Major corporate personalities who’ve gained their wealth through their blind and absolute support for Umno were ejected from the party when they veered away from the basic approach of the party, to have blind and absolute support for Umno. By Umno, it means the president. Continue reading “Crocodile Tears For Daim, Rais and Rafidah”→