One of the cornerstones of Bersih campaigns is to increase campaign periods.
The allegation is a far too short campaign period is unfair to non-incumbents. To get the candidate known, to work the ground as the candidate and help voters reach an informed choice, takes time, they say.
It is a dead tiring Tuesday night, and the only thing, the only thing that stands between me and that bed of mine is this niggling thought about what deputy prime minister Muhyiddin Yassin said in the New Straits Times today.
I mean the deputy prime minister if he was not just being cute, was hilarious, when he said ISA was not a good enough reason for politicians to not fulfil their political obligations as elected representatives — circa Kota Alam Shah assemblyman M Manoharan in Kamunting under government assisted extended retreated in the north.
A sort of epiphany occurred. Someone asked me, why Anwar? Why indeed.
I believe the people in PWTC have got things quite wrong. They believe Anwar is the movement. He is not, he is the symbol of the movement – the movement remains above the scrutiny of those in power, since it is the culmination of 60 years of suppression. Continue reading “Our date with destiny”→
Just something I put together after the series of open dissent in Malaysia, in December 2007. Ok for a backread.
We cannot live in fear indefinitely.
There are many things wrong in the world, but when the people running this country parade to us all that can go wrong, and may go wrong and can in some shape or form become wrong; to induce fear in us, our lives are being compromised. Continue reading “Fear Reign Stays (Past Writings)”→