Friends in the Pakatan submarine keeping separate beds

This was first seen at The Malaysian Insider, July 7 2009. Iā€™m putting up my old copies up. Some of the information, ideas and thoughts may be dated in retrospect.

JULY 9 ā€” It is a Greek tragedy of sorts, the ever-increasing admonishments of Pakatan Rakyat ā€” for its alleged rising ineptitude, communication breakdowns, tantrums and obtuseness.

The Kampung Buah Pala saga, PAS-Umno talks, PKR-DAP hostilities in the Seberang Perai Municipal Council and more, resulting in some claiming that this coalition of the willing risks the ire of an electorate and may lose its present gains in the next general election, probably in 2012.

Fair enough, the warning. Continue reading “Friends in the Pakatan submarine keeping separate beds”

King Mahathir and three sons

King Lear is playing in a parliamentary district near you.

In Shakespearean light the drama in Malaysia is so close in resemblance to the story of a King with children who give him different fortunes.

We are not talking about his biological children ( Mukhriz, Mirzan or Mokhzani) but his political children, those whose power places have been influenced by King Mahathir who is going euphemistically blind. Continue reading “King Mahathir and three sons”