DAP has for years called for local government elections but there has not been any sound regarding the third vote since Pakatan Harapan took over Putrajaya.
In politics, there are no hard and fast rules. Alliances can be contemplated on the basis of common ground. As such, it is absurd to continue branding PAS as religious bigots and Umno as racist fascists in a hypocritical and self-righteous manner.
The day begins with uncertainty for the MIC, seeking to push its race based politics with pretentious pace and adventure despite the MCA-MIC arena being as soggy as a bag of undercooked chips.
MCA has missed the starting gun; it does not need someone to tell them when to run.
Pakatan Harapan’s failure to heed the needs and wants of the people will only result in another Cameron Highlands, another Semenyih, and – according to all predictions – another Rantau.
Should Pakatan Harapan be given more time to deliver on its promise or is it time it walked the talk?
The “new Malaysia” the rakyat wanted is a nation-building agenda based on altruistic and universal values. Instead, we are returning to race-based politics in different clothing.
Sadly, most citizens have yet to understand the true role of political leadership and have been pulled, unfortunately, into the political games of the politicians. Many fail to realise running a country is a big deal.
MCA vice-president Datuk Seri Ti Lian Ker is realistic about the people’s sentiments against his party but stresses members remain committed in reinventing, including pushing forward young faces as the new ambassadors.
The number of dubious credentials of Pakatan Harapan ministers further adds to Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad’s series of flawed appointments as evident throughout his reign pre- and post-May 9.
Over 150 Kuala Lumpur Umno members, including grassroots leaders, pledge loyalty to Amanah whose president Mohamad Sabu repeats stand of inclusiveness and being mindful of people’s sentiments.
Legal, ethical and moral issues abound despite Najib Razak’s claim that seized jewellery, cash and other items were just donations and gifts. In the meantime, an unexpected gem has surfaced in Parliament in the form of deputy speaker Nga Kor Ming.
Malaysians should evolve from keyboard warriors to conversation warriors.