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”→
“Don’t be in Kuala Lumpur, after a general election.”
It has been shared through the decades, and apparently carries force as tales of the upwardly mobile set to flee KL after voting on the morning of May 9, reach me. Some, they add, won’t even bother to vote. This is not the first election I have heard of strategic family trips to coincide with polling day.
Does it still merit notice in 2018, and can we excuse the temerity?
[The capital city witnessed race riots after the 1969 General Elections, which has in ensuing elections has always raised the spectre of violence, around electiont time.]
Let’s be honest, fear is an overpowering sentiment.