At this point, I don’t think I can wish anyone who had been in government before 2008 well.
The system stinks and anyone who was in government through those years should put their head down in shame, which includes most of Pribumi today.
I’m not upset that Tok Pa left Umno, my lack of empathy for that racist cesspool is common knowledge, but rather incensed by his rationale. Not only him, the whole queue of those who left Umno since May 9.
In summary, according to them, they had to serve the people, and which means they had to abandon ship and join the present overlords.
Rozman had to, Anifah had to, Noor Azmi had too. Poor bastards, how their life had come to this, that they had to crawl back to power and point a large middle finger to life in the opposition, because apparently, one can’t serve the people when not in power. Continue reading “Tok Pa And The Giant Peach Lie”→
The Victoria Institution has never been the vanguard of the left but rather a beacon of moderation and progenitor of the doomed Barisan Nasional. It would be interesting to note what gets talked about at dinner.
I’ll walk the aisles like I did the corridors at school decades ago.
I’m guessing these will crop up, about the country.
10. Port Dickson, was Anwar happy to see Saiful?
OK, let’s put the biases out there. Of course VI boys always speak about the Malay College boys being a bit backward and putting from the rough not only at the inter-alumni games. That their brotherhood is always a bit spicier despite the lack of Indian restaurants in Kuala Kangsar.
To the point, without any delay, are there backroom negotiations between Anwar’s men and Umno?
Has a deal been struck?
The speculations are swirling.
Like a decent play, let’s list all the players in this stage production.
Anwar Ibrahim’s protege is Ahmad Zahid Zahidi. Anwar will officially assume the PKR presidency when the annual meeting rolls in November. Zahid has been Umno president since Johnny-Come-Lately Khairy Jamaluddin was defeated for the post in June. Continue reading “PKR-Umno Secret Deal Rumours Escalate”→
Every university staff fancies it. Actually most employed in large bureaucracies rife with rituals and glamour due to cultural imageries associated with the institutions would occasionally imagine themselves being literally, the big man in campus.
Robe, mortar board and flashing lights, while the young adulate and the parents smile in approval.
It’s a self-structured game show:”Who wants to be a university rector?” — ready to be exploited by a TV station.
This might come out as shocking news, but Anwar Ibrahim is a politician born in 1947, and has been deputy prime minister. There is a fair certainty he will be the next prime minister.
I say surprising because the rancorous noise from his ardent supporters demanding those in the party and generally in the country, must do everything possible to ensure Anwar becomes the next prime minister, is threatening to present the new president of PKR as petulant to his countrymen.
Look how PKR politicians are expected to pledge they would vacate their parliamentary seats on demand, so Anwar can contest the by-election.
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.