Mahathir has not changed one iota. His Malay Dilemma playbook about the rich, mercenary and predatory Chinese remains embedded in his bones.
The quote captioned below – about potential for racial conflict from wealth disparity because “the rich belongs to one race”- comes from a Mahathir interview in mid-2018, which is only less than a year ago.
Half a century down the road, the 94-year-old Malay ultra is still echoing the same ideas he crystalized in his 13 May 1969 opus (published 1970). Continue reading “Mahathir redux: Greater potential for conflict when Chinese rich, Malays poor”