While the Malay vote was split three ways at the last election, it has not fazed Pakatan Harapan’s unquenchable priority to dominate Malay support.
But let’s remove the facade, about this congress
It was a Malay agenda event, not a bumiputera agenda setting congress. The double speak of using the Borneo population to up the relevance of the numbers, in terms of population percentage and also the size of poverty is very old.
Perhaps it should be discarded? Because uplifting all of the Bumiputera was not the point.
Driving in some crazy KL traffic, I had the strange honour of being behind a small but new car. It had a new sticker too.
It read: UiTM, Hak Melayu, dan bumiputera. (UiTM, a Malay right, and bumiputera)
There were few things to notice other than the actual text alone. For example making the distinction between Malays and Bumiputeras when saying Bumiputera would suffice in the conventional context of for whom UiTM is for, and that they put in prominent font the words ‘ Hak Melayu’. Continue reading “Race sticker (sticky race?)”→