A prime minister does a lot.
This is why in regular countries the PM has no specific ministry.
Because as PM he is ultimately responsible for all the ministers, which is why he gets to choose them.
But after choosing them, he has to let them get on with it.
Of course, a while back, a prime minister was so insecure about attacks — after his party expired when he allegedly manipulated elections — that he felt the best way to lead is to keep control.
Control of everything. Continue reading “Mahathir, Needs To Lead Not Control”
Tony Stark can only dream about the power of a Malaysian prime minister.
Mahathir Mohamad’s coalition came into power with a clear promise to reduce the omnipresence and omnipotence of the pm, however the problem might be the man himself.
So we can see the sheer arrogance passing Khazanah, Petronas and Permodalan Nasional Berhad to the prime minister’s control.
The medical doctor does not like to hand over power, and that includes reducing his own powers. Continue reading “The Man Who Thinks He’s King”
Mahathir Mohamad is really slimy.
The Pakatan Harapan manifesto seeks to slice the prime minister’s department, because there is too much power in the PM’s hands.
That too much power in a few is against the idea of #MalaysiaBaru
And here now, the pm names himself as the chairman of Khazanah, with Azmin Ali and Hassan Marican as directors.
How Mahathir muda lupa. Continue reading “No #MalaysiaBaru at Khazanah”
There is one simple way to describe the spiralling cost of government in Malaysia in the last few years, it is a compounded effect of years of an approach which is part silly and part mad by Umno led BN.
The natural averseness to deal with issues and deliberate on them, has led to parallel efforts that leads to both redundancies and worse contradictory messages. Continue reading “Spend on nation”