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”→
APRIL 9 — The genius which is not, Najib Razak has released his team — the Cabinet — today.
The premeditated manner of things, which are then masked as brave, considerate, inclusive and visionary, is just nauseating.
The number of ministers in the country was always excessive, and the levels of redundancies, overlaps and inefficiencies coupled with a shrinking kitty and spending spread was always going to force the choice upon the PM. The question is, did he do anything more than what was forced upon him? Continue reading “Oh Muhyiddin, it’s a booby-trap!”→
(Four parts : This 4th part looks the Umno nominations and the year end subterfuges)
The final quarter of 2008 was a bit of getting back to old basics, but with a twist.
When Umno elections are around the corner, all party members let go of all other preoccupations and focus on it. A position in the party, gives you political import. It is so vital to political viability that players would give up their place in parliament if it meant keeping your supreme council seat. Continue reading “2008 in review Pt 4: Umno, PKR and tentativeness”→